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I like the phrase “best year.” It is full of optimism, positivity, and the feeling that things can improve. I believe that our lives can be changed and improved through the power of our own effort; it’s about what we commit and recommit to every single day. So, in the spirit of recommitment and never stopping starting, I turned the phrase B.E.S.T. Y.E.A.R. into a mnemonic for a set of strategies that could help you make 2023 your best year yet.
In this episode, I outline the B.E.S.T. Y.E.A.R. mnemonic and explore ideas for living with more vitality in the new year. I discuss how accepting the totality of the human experience and practicing habits of kindness and gratitude can help us flourish. I describe how forging deeper connections and investing in the people around you can benefit your quality of life. I also highlight the importance of recommitting to live with more vitality every day and underscore the value of remembering to never stop starting.
“Every day is a learning day, an opportunity to recommit to live with more vitality, to never stop starting, and never stop growing.”
– Dr. Mark Rowe
This week on In the Doctor’s Chair:
- Recommitment, realistic optimism, and how to have your B.E.S.T. Y.E.A.R. yet
- The gift of being more present
- Emotional agility and practicing acceptance
- Self-care, compassion, and the value of being curious about your emotions
- The value of taking care of your friends
- Choosing to become an active participant in your wellbeing
- The greatest health pill of all
- How awareness of your strengths can help you reconnect with your essence and live according to your values
- Remembering to never stop starting
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