The next time you are overwhelmed, meditate within your heart on your bed and be still and wait to hear from God.
Introduce yourself and get acquainted with a new person here at the retreat (someone you don't know).
Take time to reflect on your current priorities and see if they reflect your inner values.
Count your blessings - make a list of 25.
Go for a walk along the beach and bring back an interesting seashell to remind you that God has many creative and beautiful ways to accomplish his purposes in your life.
Read the bible story of Esther to learn about the power of a beautiful woman who was willing to sacrifice her life to save her people.
Write your own personal prayer of praise and say it to God.
Take a short break this afternoon for a minute of meditation and mental refreshment.
Write out your goals for the week, the month, and the year.
Sing a happy song the next time you take a shower.
Ask a friend to help hold you accountable about a temptation that troubles you.
Find someone you're grateful to and write them a thank you note.
Send a post-card to 5 people that would love to hear from you.
Make a list of successes you would like to achieve. Pray about the list.
Write for 20 minutes without stopping about a time when God brought unexpected joy in your life.
Think about what makes a good friendship and write about it in your journal.
Make an appointment to spend some time with a friend you haven't seen in a while.
Reread a favorite novel that comforts your heart.
Make a list of 3 things you really appreciate about your husband. Then tell him what those 3 things are.
List 20 things you enjoy doing and then do one of them.
Make a list of people you need to forgive. Write a letter of forgiveness to at least one of them.
Do one small thing to cultivate a good quality in your life that you admire in another.
Memorize a psalm of praise, perhaps Psalm 117.
Write a member of your family, sharing why you value them.
Try a new restaurant for a change.
Develop a friendship with someone new.
Write your worries in the sand at the beach.
Write a list of things you need to let go of in your life, tear it up and let them go!
Personalize a bible promise for a challenging situation for example "God will keep me in perfect peace in ___________________________________ because my mind is stayed on him" (fill in the blank).
Get together with friends for "Tea and Talk".
Do your best and let God do the rest.
Be thankful for life as it is, rather than as you wish it could be.
Relax and be easier on yourself and others.
Paint a peaceful scene -- in your imagination.
Give 5 people a LOVING hug today.
Pray for someone else's needs.
Redefine your definition of perfection to include the beauties of imperfection.
Seek your heart's deepest desires.
Make commitments and stick with them.
Face the future with courage and hope.