Sunday, October 14, 2012

What activities make you feel great about yourself? and so on...


Feeding the ducks on the Labe River

If it’s true that we only live once, then it’s important to take our lives seriously. Too often we get so caught up in what we’re doing that we don’t take time to make sure that we’re spending our time in ways that harmonize with our values, skills and major goals. This exercise will help you think about your life from various angles.

1. What makes you smile? (Activities, people, events, hobbies, projects, etc.)

At the Museum of Play

2. If you unexpectedly had a little extra money, what would you buy?

3. What activities make you lose track of time?

4. What makes you feel great about yourself?

5. Who inspires you most? (Anyone you know or do not know: family, friends, authors, artists, leaders, etc.) Which qualities inspire you, in each person?

6. What are you naturally good at? (skills, abilities, gifts, etc.)

7. What do people typically ask you for help in?

8. If you had to teach something, what would you teach?
Beautiful fall colors in Trondheim

9. What would you regret not fully doing, being or having in your life?

10. What are your deepest values?

11. What were some challenges, difficulties and hardships you’ve overcome or are in the process of overcoming? How did you do it?

12. What causes do you strongly believe in? Connect with?

13. If you had $10,000,000, and never had to work again, what would you do with your life?

14. If you had 24 hours to live, what would you do? With whom?

15. You are now 90 years old, sitting in the sunshine. You can feel the spring breeze gently brushing against your face. You are contented and happy, and are pleased with the wonderful life you’ve lived. Looking back at your life and all that you’ve achieved and acquired, all the relationships you’ve developed; what matters to you most? List them out.

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