One of the things I find helpful is flicking through a quotes book.
I pick up the book, flick through the pages, and with my eyes closed stop flicking and randomly poke my finger somewhere onto the pages in front of me.
More times than not, the quote that my finger lands on provides me with some guidance, or at least a pick-me-up.
Today I was provided with the following, and thought I would share its beauty:
Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.