The next small step might be to take a nap. It might be to eat chocolate instead of broccoli.
There are so many books and media articles telling us what to do.
If you can't sleep, do this,
if you are overweight, etc.
We are reduced down to lists. I hate that we feel that we can be understood by a list.
Perhaps, what is truly helpful is already inside of us. We have been listening to everyone else for so long that there isn't anything new out there. Maybe that is why the Ted Talks are so popular. The talks are personal stories about what is important for the narrator.
I propose that we each give our own Ted talks.....
What I learned plowing snowy driveways in the middle of the night?
What I learned while working at Walmart?
Or what I learned as an amazing human being who sees her/his own value?