12 Ways to Create Your Own Luck (Infographic) March 10, 2023 Reading Time: 3 min ShareTweetPin5Share5 SharesFor many of us (in the northern hemisphere) March heralds spring. We think about freshening up, getting outside—and starting new tasks. For this infographic we’ve been thinking about spring (or the change in season), our ideas and projects—and what contributes to success. Then, inspired by St Patrick’s Day, we’ve combined this with the idea of creating our own luck. Lastly, as always, there’s an optional exercise at the end of this article to go deeper. In this Article Some interesting facts about St. Patrick’s Day Jump straight to the infographic here >> An exercise to go deeper (questions to ponder or journal around) Some interesting facts about St Patrick’s Day March 17 is celebrated by many, all over the world, as St Patrick’s Day. According to Wikipedia, St Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries than any other national festival, although of late it has received criticism for being commercialised and spreading negative stereotypes of the Irish. St Patrick’s day is a celebration of Irish culture and heritage as well as a commemoration of St Patrick himself. Importantly, on St Patrick’s Day the restrictions on eating and drinking alcohol for Lent were lifted—which explains why there is so much feasting and drinking on the day itself! It’s believed that the three lobed Shamrock leaf was used by St Patrick to explain the idea of the Holy Trinity to the pagans. Finally, did you know that at the end of St Patrick’s Day some people “wet the shamrock” by placing it at the bottom of a glass and making a toast? They then either swallow the shamrock with their drink or toss it over their shoulder “for luck”. Here are 12 Ways to Create Your Own Luck Want your own copy? Click the infographic, then download or save to your device. Wrap-up + Your Practice to Go Deeper Fierce Kindness is all about learning, connecting to ourselves—and taking action! To explore these ideas further, check out the exercise below. Fierce Kindness Practice to Go Deeper Use your journal to answer these questions, or simply ponder: Which tip about making your own luck: Most RESONATES with you? Most UNSETTLES you? The tip that most RESONATES with you is within your comfort zone. Great! How can you do more of this? The tip that most UNSETTLES you is an area for you to “stretch” into (after all we can’t grow without discomfort). Keep this tip in mind over the next week, or perhaps write it out on a post it and carry it with you. Notice when this ‘unsettling’ tip applies in your life. For example: Did you ignore your intuition, say “Yes” when you should have said “No” or make excuses to yourself rather than doing something? Did you allow yourself to get distracted (again)? Remember to be kind to yourself – always. Just NOTICE. Lastly, what are some IDEAS you’ve been having, of changes you could make in your life around this tip – however small? You may also like: 12 Ways to Be Fiercely Kind with Yourself! (Infographic) Keep Working On Your Dreams: The Fierce Kindness Story! Am I Too Nice For My Own Good? With 10 Signs to Help You Decide Like this? Share with friends & on Social Media! ShareTweetPin5Share5 Shares One Comment Lynda Monk March 12, 2023 Hi Emma, I love this infographic and these great journal prompts. Thanks so much, Lynda x Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.