What could you ask instead of ‘How was your day?’
Asking another person positive questions not only helps that person lighten up their mood, it also helps us: Making the effort to think about a good question and hearing ourselves asking it opens up our own mind to the good experiences in our life.
Give it a try, play around and experiment with asking other questions in the evening than just ‘How was your day?’
These are some suggestions:
- Tell me three good things that happened to you today.
- What was the best conversation you had today?
- What are you most grateful for about your day?
- What made you laugh today?
- What did you do that was just for you today?
- What was the best part of your day? Why?
‘Inventing’ new powerful questions can become a great shared activity at the end of the day, a fun game that you can play with your partner/family at the dinner table every evening.
The good thing about this evening routine, however, is that we don’t need to have other people around us to do it. We can create the habit to ask ourselves at least one powerful question before or while we are going to bed.
Make sure that you have a positive mind at the end of the day!