Rest in Peace
Trigger: When your head rests on the pillow at night
Tool: As you are in bed starting to fall asleep, review your day and list three things that happened for which you are grateful. Don’t just vaguely remember each instance, but actively recall it and re-create the experience of it. Hold the feeling and think of yourself as a sponge, absorbing the memory in your body.
Purpose: This tool is a way of focusing your mind on positive emotions. By reflecting on moments of joy during your days, a habit of positivity grows, and you become increasingly more joyful and more peaceful. Cultivating this evening gratitude practice will definitely help you sleep better.
Use these six simple shortcuts consistently through your summer days to cultivate a spirit of peacefulness, gratitude, and relaxation. Before you know it, you’ll be chillin’ in spite of the heat.