Because science says that whenever we use a strength of ours, we get a good dose of positivity. However, we don’t always know what those strengths are. Learning to uncover them and use them makes you happier, which increases your motivation and opens up possibilities.
Because science says scanning our days for positive patterns until it becomes a habit, can give us more energy, more ability to forgive, and less depression or loneliness.
Because science says the more you scan and find positive things, the more you’ll expect good things. And this cultivated optimism is predictive of goal performance and resilience.
Because science says those with a purpose are happier and visioning your end point helps you along the way to goal achievement.
Because you want to advance towards goals, not away from things you don’t want.
Because often identifying barriers is only skimming the surface of discovering what might be holding you back from success.