Getting Started!

Grab a blank notebook and utilize it while progressing through the steps within this blog. Use real paper, not a computer. The physical act of writing completes your thoughts and precipitates a finalized understanding of those thoughts. Words on PAPER become an end-point, and facilitate action.

Answer all questions and complete all steps fully. Dump everything down onto the paper, even if it doesn't make any sense while you're writing. Don't leave anything in your head. Through the process of introspection and.......

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Scour Your Past...

...for three prominent events that have taken place where you've let your emotions get the best of you, or when you felt out of control.

Describe in your notebook, in great detail, your emotional state during such occurrences. Don't focus on the 'why,' or the story of any specific event(s), but on your internal environment.

What did your body feel like?

How was your breathing, your.......

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Your Primary (external) Relationship...

Have you ever pretended that things in your relationship (current, or past if you're single) were okay, even when you knew they weren't?

Have you, in your past, tended just to let things...

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The "Next Big Thing!" / "If You're Bored, You're Boring."

Is there a pattern in your life of incessantly searching for the Next Big Thing (person, phone, car, peace, love, insight, etc.?)

Throughout my college career and into the beginning of my professional career, I was willing to leverage my happiness and my relationships to achieve success. But I had almost no appreciation for what I had already achieved, or had in my life. In hindsight, I could have...

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