Get positive reinforcement by keeping a Victory or Success Log!
It’s a rare person who doesn’t need positive reinforcement from time to time. Often we depend on friends and partners to help us get through tough times; it’s also good to be able to help ourselves with a boost when necessary. Use JournalLife to help you feel better about yourself with a Victory Log.
A victory or success log is a compilation of your victories of any proportion. Write at least a sentence or two every day somewhere in your daily journal entry about something you feel good about. It may be an accomplishment as seemingly minimal as putting your feisty two year old’s shoes on him without losing your temper, or as subtle as artfully navigating through a delicate conversation with a colleague.
Select (click and drag your mouse cursor over) the text that you want to include in your victory log. In the default topics list, there is a top named “Log,” with a sub-topic in it named “Victory.” Click on the “Victory” sub-topic and you will have just highlighted that passage– assigning the topic “Victory” to the passage.
Later, when you may be feeling down and want to boost your spirits you could remind yourself of your positive qualities, by opening the Victory/Success log:
Getting into the habit of keeping a victory or success log does several things for you: