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After I brush my teeth, I will floss one tooth.
After I open the fridge, I will touch the healthiest thing I could eat in that moment.
After I return to my desk from using the toilet, I will clear one item from my desk.
After I press the “Brew” button on my coffee maker, I will set out my vitamins for later in the day.
After I put my dinner plate in the dishwasher, I will text a friend and let them know I am thinking of them.
After I sit down on my couch at night, I will think of one thing that went well that day.
After I see my spouse for the first time after work, I will give her a hug or kiss.
After I put on my CPAP mask, I will think of three things I’m grateful for.
After I hear a plane pass overhead, I will be in the moment and feel happy to stand on planet earth.
After I set up the coffee machine at night, I will put a piece of fruit next to it.
After I hang up a phone call, I will stretch my legs.
After I finish an alcoholic beverage, I will prepare a glass of water.
After I see my partner take out the garbage, I will say “Thanks for taking out the garbage. I’m really glad you do it!”
After I get on an escalator, I will take three steps (not just stand there).
After I turn off the bedside light, I will tell my partner I love them.
After I enter the grocery line, I will practice standing on one leg.
After I feel panicked with how much cleaning there is to do, I will put on a favorite song and clean for the length of the song.
After I leave the bathroom, I will take the water bottle to the kitchen.
After I get into my bus at end of the work day, I will set my "get ready for bed" alarm.
After I put the kids to bed, I will open my journal.
After I grab my mobile for the first time in the morning, I will text my mom a good morning message.
After I get on my unicycle, I will position the left pedal at 12 o’clock.
After I run out of something, I will add it to the shopping list.
After I shutdown my computer, I will organize one thing on my desk.
After I walk into a mom-and-pop retail store, I will give the owners a sincere compliment.
After I put the baby down for tummy time, I will do a 10 second plank.
After I see a school sign or school bus, I will initiate my “super careful” driving mode.
After I see a co-worker for the first time in the morning, I will say "Good morning" with eye contact.
After I finish meditating in the late afternoon, I will roll out my yoga mat.
After I finish my meal, I will put my dish away immediately (no seconds!)
After I start the car engine, I will press play on my podcast player.
After I step into the shower, I will take 3 deep breaths.
After I finish dinner, I will put my phone on the charger in my home office.
After I turn off my computer, I will write down one to-do item for the next day.
After I drop off my mom at her home, I will hug my mom.
After I brush my teeth, I will organize one item in my bedroom.
After I hang up my dog's leash, I will hang up my house keys.
After I finish my afternoon snack, I will walk outside to my garden.
After I my feet touch the floor in the morning, I will pull up the cover on my bed.
After I put my key in the ignition, I will think of someone I am grateful for.
After I get out of bed, I will stretch while taking 3 deep breaths
After I open my laptop, I will write down my most important goal of the day on the post it on my keyboard.
After I sit in my office chair, I will take one deep breath.
After I finish a magazine, I will hand it to a stranger and say, "I have a feeling you need this."
After I hear my kids say something mean about another person, I will ask them to think of one good thing about that person.
After I put shampoo in my hair, I will rub my scalp three times.
After I first stand in front of the hazardous materials storage tank, I will walk to the emergency shower station.
After I open my laptop in the morning, I will open my YNAB budgeting software in a new tab.
After I pick up my phone from my dresser, I will write down the number of hours that I slept.
After I boot up my computer on Monday, I will log into the online course.
After I turn on the car, I will plug my phone into the charger.
After I see another driver acting courteously, I will give that driving a “thumbs up”
After I update my planner, I will grab a notecard.
After I put my feet on the floor in the morning, I will say to myself “It's going to be a great day."
After I wash my face at night, I will clean one thing in the bathroom.
After I walk into the kitchen the first time in the morning, I will squeeze a fresh lemon into a cup of warm water to drink.
After I sit down for class with my laptop, I will turn off wifi.
After I close the garage door, I will grab 3 bottles of water.
After I clock in at work, I will review over my to do list.
After I use the bathroom, I will do one wall pushup.
After I we get home from shopping, I will say to my partner “Thanks for keeping me company!”
After I turn on my laptop, I will open my blog.
After I finish my food/put my cutlery down for the last time, I will take my plate into the kitchen.
After I sit down on my couch at night, I will open my contacts list on my phone.
After I sit down at my work desk, I will do 1 kegel exercise.
After I turn on the kettle, I will do two squats.
After I start the laundry, I will put the basket on the stairs.
After I finish my morning coffee, I will put out my Yoga mat.
After I wake up in the middle of the night to use the restroom, I will focus my thoughts only on my breath.
After I go into the kitchen for the first time in the morning, I will prepare a glass of lemon water.
After I enter the front door at work, I will think of one thing I like about work.
After I am shutting down the computer, I will write down one thing that went good today.
After I take the leash off the dog after our morning walk, I will fill a glass of water.
After I put the baby in the crib, I will check to make sure there are no blankets in the crib.
After I feel the first hint of being full, I will drink a bunch of water and pause eating for a minute.
After I drink my first sip of coffee, I will read one sentence of a book.
After I fold one shirt, I will do one squat.
After I see myself in the mirror, I will smile to myself.
After I see my stretch timer comes on my phone, I will stretch one hip flexor.
After I step off my scale, I will do 2 squats.
After I wash my hands from peeing, I will stretch my arms above my head.
After I witness an altercation between my kids, I will calmly ask each of them to consult their wheel of choices to resolve the issue peacefully.
After I purchase a new item, I will place one item in the donation pile.
After I order at a restaurant, I will ask the server to put half the entre into a "to go" box.
After I get up from finishing a meal, I will wash and put away 1 dish.
After I go to the bathroom in the office, I will do a neck stretch.
After I walk into the kitchen first thing in the morning, I will drink a sip of water.
After I wake up, I will do a few ankle rolls.
After I finish a training session, I will ask participants to rate its value to them on a scale of 1-10.
After I my meal arrives at a restaurant, I will put half in a to go container.
After I find myself using social media at work, I will take a deep breath and set a Pomodoro timer.
After I take my PM vitamins, I will strum my Ukulele.
After I enter a meeting room, I will pull my shoulders back.
After I turn off the shower, I will squeegee down the wet tiles.
After I am about to say goodbye to them, I will Tell them “Hey, I really enjoyed our chat today!”
After I finish using my iPad, I will put my stylus back into my pencil case
After I approach the elevator bank, I will say to myself, "Why not take the stairs?"
After I experience shared laughter during a conversation, I will mirror the other person's physical gestures.
After I start sulking at something my wife said, I will think of one thing I love about her.
After I put away my work backpack, I will put on my walking shoes.
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