|How can we cultivate an inner light that can guide us through dark times? Former first lady Michelle Obama has learned a lot of coping mechanisms over the course of her life and career. Part memoir, part self-help guide, The Light We Carry explores her suggestions. Let’s get into it.|
Wake Up with a Smile
You can begin by being kind to yourself. Making this active choice is a simple, powerful way to feel better. One way to practice self-kindness is to wake up and choose a positive thought or affirmation to launch the day. Every day you wake up is a miracle in itself, so shut down your inner critic and put your gladness in the lead.
Small actions like this can help guard your happiness. And when we are happy, we’re more likely to take action on large goals and problems.
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