Looking For The Good Daily Writing Worksheet — how to look at one’s daily experience from a positive perspective, develop an attitude of gratitude and an ability to look for the good in all situations (even when they appear bad.)
Gratitude: What am I grateful for today? List 5 things. Every day, try to list at least 2 new things.
Growth: What did I do today that I feel proud of OR which shows a good quality about myself?
Good: List at least 2 concrete, simple, measurable acts of goodness based on your personal and direct experience of the day.
What are 2 good things that someone did for me today? AND/OR
What are 2 good things that I observed other people doing for each other today?
*Giving:opt What did I do for others today? What did I do for myself today?
*Grasping:opt Did I try to use other people to serve my purposes? What did I learn about myself from that? Do I think that this is something I need to change? If so, what is something concrete that I can do tomorrow to change this?
- Consider making one of your daily goals a commitment to practice one daily act of kindness a daily.
- Do something kind for someone that you don’t like.
- Do at least one act of kindness a day anonymously.
*This section is more on character development which is also helpful for looking for the good.
Glitches: What did not go well today? List
Gains from Glitches: What did you gain from the glitch? What was the positive aspect of this difficulty?
Goals: What are my goals for tomorrow? The goals have to be S.M.A.R.T. goals:
S.M.A.R.T.: Simple, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely.