The Art of Encouragement … 100 Favourite Things
Of course there are tons of self help books about positive mindset, staying in the zone etc. etc. Those bookshop “self help” shelves groan at the weight of them all, most absolutely rubbish pieces of vanity publishing.
So we hesitate to recommend any in particular but, if push came to shove then you could do worse than grab a copy of The Art of Encouragement : A Simple Guide For Living Life From The Heart.
Life is so busy, work can be all consuming, especially in the 24/7 tech world, that it’s often difficult to switch off and focus on topics other than … ‘the mess that developer just made!’.
To “counteract the brains default negativity bias” the book recommends that you write a list of your 100 favourite things and follow them up …
Go on, do it today. we promise it will help you switch off and perhaps re-connect with things that really matter. Having written them down, commit to doing at least 2 of them this weekend.
I’m off to cycle the Anillo Verde Ciclista around Madrid and carve out time to take my daughter swimming.
Love them both. Just 98 more to go.