I would like you to take the opportunity to pet yourself on the back. But do not do it just because every kid gets a participation trophy. Do it because there is something you are proud of achieving this year.
Monday Motivation posts usually deal with ways you can motivate yourself and therefore achieve great things. That is fine, albeit a bit selfish. Today, I want to motivate you to do great things... for other people.
When we put something off that we should do today, we often escape the conscious pain, but increase the stress on ourselves in the long-run.
It is easy to just exist and do nothing. Some things might seem unpleasant, but chances are they hold the key to your happiness.