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Day 14_Follow Your Gut

Start:Jul 02, 2020

Duration:15 Minute(s)

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will improve the ability to capture your dreams and turn them into workable plans (Vision4Future).

Description: 'Vision4Future' is part of The Next Step series designed to connect you to your dreams, guiding you to a simple, workable strategy that will ... Read More

Summary:

Step 1

Your task yesterday was to watch 'Akeelah and the Bee.'

If you didn't see the film, then skip to Step 2. But you're not off the hook. See the movie as soon as you can.

If you watched it, then answer this question: If Akeelah settled with living life below her ability - the way her friends and brother were living their lives - then how would her life have been different?

Step 2

How realistically are you pursuing your ability and passion?

Step 3

Carefully and honestly consider the following:

If you live your life the way others pressure you to live it or the way they're living their own lives, then how fulfilling is that going to be?

Step 4

Does your past influence the way you view your current options?

Step 5

Do you strive to be noticed?

Step 6

Do you feel driven to succeed as a way to get even with others who treated you poorly?

Step 7

Do you feel determined to fail as a way to get even with others who treated you poorly?

Step 8

Do you feel driven to succeed as a way to prove you're good enough to others whose opinions you value?

Step 9

Describe what your life would be like if you refused to allow the opinions of others to influence your future.

Step 10

What did the exercise in Step 9 tell you?

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