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"We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released."
– Jean Houston

"You are the only person alive who has sole custody of your life. Not just the life of your mind, but the life of your heart. Not just your bank account, but your soul."
– Anna Quindlen


You are crafting a life. Here are two exercises to remind yourself that you're the boss of you:

1) What Really Matters

2) Honoring Your Desires
 

What matters most in your life:
Seven powerful questions to ask yourself

  1. How satisfied are you with the way your life has unfolded?
     
  2. What, if anything, do you regret?
     
  3. What do you still want to accomplish and experience?
     
  4. What do you cherish most in your present life?
     
  5. When do you feel most true to yourself?
     
  6. What would give you the greatest sense of completion before you die?
     
  7. What do you want to leave behind of yourself?

Honoring your desires:
Twelve questions to help clarify your yearnings

  1. What are you most grateful for?
     
  2. What are you proudest of about yourself?
     
  3. What relationship has most changed your life for the better, and how?
     
  4. What experience has most changed your life for the better, and how?
     
  5. What question has most changed your life for the better, and how?
     
  6. What promise has most changed your life for the better, and how?
     
  7. What are you most passionate about?
     
  8. What would you normally never do that you’d like to try?
     
  9. If you could do anything you wanted for one week, how would you spend it?
     
  10. What would your ideal day be like five years hence?
     
  11. What could you do all day and never tire of?
     
  12. If you could have five lives, what would you do with your other four?

From Secrets You Keep From Yourself: How to Stop Sabotaging Your Happiness
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