What’s a 10 for you?

Last month on a group coaching call, my writing coach asked the question: What’s a 10 for you?

On a scale of 1-10, what in your life brings you joy, peace, bliss, at a solid 10?

Is it watching your kids play? Is it the perfect piece of cheesecake? Or watching the sun rise?

One of my 10’s is working on the Word of South Festival, which is why I’ve been missing from my blog for the last several weeks. Should I have planned better for this busy time? Absolutely. Lesson learned for next year.

The good news is that I’m busy working on an event I love – and one that makes a difference in my community. That scores a 10 for me.

What’s a 10 for you…and do you get enough of it in your daily life?

Sara Marchessault is a writer, publisher, teacher, and mom who is on a mission to increase joy on the planet. Through the practice of self-reflection, we become aware of what brings us joy and what does not, and we make choices to move forward or stand still. Journal writing is a powerful reflection tool that can help any of us move forward, even in the darkest of times. For ideas on how you can get the benefits of journal writing without always keeping a traditional journal, check out Sara’s book, Beyond Pen & Paper: 33 Experiments in Journaling.

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