Back to Cool Challenge Week #3: Finding Happiness in the Journey

I have to be honest that this week's challenge came a bit easier than the others to detail. I'm outlining this challenge as my daughter is going through a rougher patch in her gymnastics journey. Ironically, of the 2.5 years we've been heavily involved in the sport, this has been her first experience having a major mental block or obstacle. I've had to sit back and watch her as she works through her emotions and fears. I'm amazed by how much love she truly has for this sport, as I've watched her work hard to navigate picking herself back up after falling. 

And then a transformative process happened this weekend, as I was able to watch Emery jump around in a bounce house with her best friends, squealing and laughing, and she was able to find happiness in her journey, again, and let go. My wish is that each of us may similarly find happiness in our journey, as we learn how to let go and press forward.

Mental Challenge: Happiness Queestionnaire 

Points: 250 

In this challenge, please answer these ten questions:

1) What has brought you the most joy in the last 30 days?

2) What activities do you look forward to doing in the next 30 days?

3) Who is your favorite person to be with and why?

4) What is your favorite place to visit and why?

5) What do you like most about your family?

6) What do you like most about yourself?

7) What does it mean to you to be happy? 

8) If you could get rid of one bad thought in your mind, what would it be?

9) If you could tell someone you love one nice thing about them, what would it be?

10) If you could tell yourself one nice thing about yourself, what would it be?

 

Circle three of the ten questions and, in some way, focus your thoughts and actions on finding continued happiness in your answers this week. Share your experience tagging @strive_girl and using the hashtag #striveBTCchallenge in your post. I can't wait to see how you're all finding more joy in what makes you happy!

 

Physical Challenge: Dance It Off 

250 Points

Dancing forever has been one of my favorite ways to let go and have fun! Can you relate? In this challenge, I can't wait to see how you let go and find joy in expressing yourself through dancing! Post a clip of your moves, tagging @strive_girl and using the hashtag #striveBTCchallenge, to show others how you are finding joy and having fun!

Physical Challenge: Show it Off!

200 Points

Learning a new skill is extremely rewarding and exciting, and we want to provide a platform for you to show us your latest accomplishments so that we can, in turn, share your joy with everyone else! Post your new skill videos (max of two) tagging @strive_girl and using the hashtag #striveBTCchallenge, and we'll repost your videos in our stories for everyone to see! We can't wait for you to start sharing!

Physical Challenge: Teach us Your Ways!

350 Points

You've got the skills and knowledge, why not spread your joy and love for this skill by teaching us how to do it?! Post a video tutorial on Instagram teaching us how to do literally ANYTHING and tag us @strive_girl and use the hashtag #striveBTCchallenge in your post. I cannot wait to learn all of the things from you!!