Every day I try to have a bit of "me" time, I look inside and confirm the positive and try to rid myself of the negative

The list changes each day dependent on my state of mind and how well I can block off the world around me, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't but as traveler and Lenny quite rightly point out in a different post "its an incremental process" building each layer on top of the last.

I do a lot of driving for a living and I have my iPod loaded with some playlists that I know help me to connect with myself, some tracks make me happy, some sad, and some calm, today was a good day and I really connected and for once feel positive.
Go back?" he thought. "No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!" So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter

J.R.R.Tolkien, The Hobbit