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Life Plan: Reality Check and Action Plans

by on 14 April 2014; in Action Plan

Time to put my Life Plan in action!

To make progress I have to take a hard look at my current reality and decide on small steps that will take me in the right direction – that of my envisioned future.
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Life Plan: Envisioned Future

by on 10 April 2014; in Life Plan

If I am to work towards a better life I might as well work towards the best life I can envision. So how does it look to have a great marriage? How does it feel to have fruitful relationships? How do you live if money is not an issue?

Time to think and dream big! Every priority in our lives deserves a picture of the perfect future. So I ask: How do I envision the ideal future?
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Life Plan: Identifying Priorites

by on 07 April 2014; in Life Plan

Priorities are easy to identify when we develop an awareness of what’s important to us. Knowing how we want to be remembered, we now ask: What matters most? What is important to me?

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The list of possibilities is endless: your children, spouse, family, God, finances, career, health, friends, that big dream, having fun… When you seek out the answers beware of the expectations set on us by others. They can easily skew what we feel is important.
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Life Plan: Determining Outcomes

by on 03 April 2014; in Life Plan

When I wrote the first draft of my life plan (over two years ago) I was surprised as to how timeless this section felt. If I died next week I would like people to remember me that way, just the same as if I live for the next eighty odd years. I also realised that the outcomes do not contain any of my big bucket-list dreams (like having children or renovating a castle), but neither do they exclude them.

Imagine all the people who are important to you gathered in a lovely room together. Those to whom you are important also arrived, eager to speak their mind. They all came to share how your life has affected and inspired theirs.

They came because you have departed the face of the Earth.

Who would these people be, I wonder? And what would they say?
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Live fully – My Ultimate Life Plan

by on 31 March 2014; in Life Plan

For over two years now, I have a document on my computer titled “My Life Plan”. Since the day of its inception it has been an incredible tool in shaping my everyday life, as well as my vision and priorities for the future.

Now, I would like to let you in, so that you can share the journey with me. It requires transparency on a scale I have never allowed myself before.
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