Get Really Inspired

Credit: Istockphoto

Say no to negativity

A lot of us get stuck in a why-won’t-it-work mode when we feel overwhelmed, but dwelling on negative thoughts holds you back from making new beginnings, according to Wiseman. Get them out of your system by writing down your thoughts and feelings every day. Then you can put the negative stuff aside and move on. “You’ll boost your self-esteem and happiness by gaining control of your situation,” Wiseman says—and this will pave the way for you to get excited about doing everything you have to do.

Next: Break it down