Showing your appreciation for the people you love makes a huge difference, especially over time. I’m not talking about giving lavish presents or sending thank-you cards (though those might appeal to some of the people in your life!). The simplest and most effective way to strengthen those bonds is with positive feedback.
One of the most powerful things you can do to nourish your soul is being super clear on what's actually important to you. But, you're juggling so many different priorities - yours, your family's, your friends', your colleagues' - that it's really easy to get off course. As you try to meet everyone else's needs, you can easily forget what's really important to you. Here’s how I help myself stay focused on what’s truly important.