Firstly, we need to accept that we can’t change anything other than ourselves and our perception of what is happening around us. Secondly, we attract what we give out: the story we tell ourselves has a significant impact on our experience. Thirdly, the universe is limitless, and we grow and develop in ways limited only by our sense of self, and belief in what we deserve.
Many of you may be familiar with this notion and have personal experience of mindfulness, gratitude, or affirmation practices, and use these to great effect.
Choosing your intention may be as simple as writing down an aspect of yourself or your life that you wish was different: a positive statement of how that change will look; more I express myself clearly and find the right words easily, than, I wish people understood me better. You may wish to create a mantra to chant, or you may simply decide to change how you view an aspect of yourself by remembering that positive affirmation every time you revert to negative statements about your perceived reality. I have found that it helps to write down your affirmation and repeat it as often as you can, out loud if possible.