Learning something new helps your brain build new cells and strengthen existing pathways. It improves cognitive function; concentration and reduces the chance of developing dementia. And ~ it’s amazingly satisfying.
Set aside five minutes at the end of the day to organize your workspace (whatever that may be). Daily organization benefits are reduced stress; saved time; improved focus; attention on important tasks.
This generates anticipation of something good in your future. To solidify your intent, appropriately name your savings account or put a sticker on your stash of cash. Psychologically, this creates incentive to leave it in place.
The menials of a To Do List may distract you from larger more meaningful outcomes. A more focused Results List will require things to get done while putting a priority on a purposeful outcome.
(even our challenges because it could always be worse)
Gratitude helps encourage positive emotions; enhance good experiences; improve health; deal with adversity and build healthier relationships. Making a negative situation unrealistically positive is unnecessary. Just find a positive aspect to help make it more acceptable.
Or do yoga, or play hopscotch… Anything that creates balance. We don’t lose our balance because we age. We lose it because we quit using it. Find simple ways daily to build those balance muscles.