Inner Growth Word of The Day 350 – Infallible

Inner Growth Word of The Day 350 – Infallible

December 16

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Infallible

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) 1. incapable of error.  2. not liable to mislead, deceive, or disappoint.

 

Infallible in a sentence: The decision of something or someone being infallible depends on the person you ask.

 

Infallible in action: When something or someone is perfect; that is infallible.

 

Infallible and inner growth: A look at what you consider infallible pursues inner growth as you uncover what that means to you from the core and how it affects your life.

 

Infallible and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What do I consider infallible? How has something infallible affected my life?  Do I consider any one person infallible?  If so, who?  When did I first think about something as infallible?  How have I experienced the infallible in life?  When I hear the word infallible what comes to mind?  How has something infallible affected me?  What traits do I have that I consider infallible?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with infallible at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. Now think of a past, present and future situation where infallible is a part of each.  Write about all three using the words from your list and pay attention to what details and emotions stand out the most.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about the infallible and notice what the first emotion to arise is (is it warm and fuzzy, cold and tightening) and where it seems to go. As you focus, pay attention to the thoughts that arise, as well as the way this feeling flows and if it settles in certain places, contemplate it for a bit and then release it as if it were water you were pouring down a stream.

 

Your turn – Share your infallible sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂

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Inner Growth Word of The Day 349 – Logical

Inner Growth Word of The Day 349 – Logical

December 15

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Logical

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) 1 a1. of, relating to, involving, or being in accordance with logic.  1 b. formally true or valid.

 

Logical in a sentence: What seems logical to you, may not seem so logical to someone else.

 

Logical in action: When there is a coherent and linear thought pattern of how things work together that makes sense to you, that is logical.

 

Logical and inner growth: Exploring your logical thought pattern helps you with inner growth as you become fully aware of how that pattern and logic affect your thoughts, actions, reactions and choices.

 

Logical and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What is something logical to me? How do things I deem logical differ from other people’s logical reasoning?  When did I first notice that what was logical to me wasn’t always logical to someone else?  How does my logical reasoning affect my life?  How does my logical pattern of choices affect my relationships?  What changes has my logical thought pattern gone through?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with logical at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From this list what logical thought comes to mind?  Write about it using the words from your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about what is logical to you and notice the flow pattern of those emotions, as well as what emotions are more obvious. If any feelings seem to settle down in certain places visualize a flowing stream of water and those emotions following the current.

 

Your turn – Share your logical sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂

Inner Growth Word of The Day 348 – Happy

December 14

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Happy

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) 1. favored by luck or fortune.  2. notably fitting, effective, or well adapted.  3 a. enjoying or characterized by well-being and contentment.

 

Happy in a sentence: When you are happy and see the happy in life, you pursue and confront things with a certain lightness.

 

Happy in action: Being joyful is considered happy.

 

Happy and inner growth: Exploring how happy is a part of your perspective, you (personally from within), and in your life enables inner growth as you pursue life with that in mind and look for ways to stay on a path where happy is part of it.

 

Happy and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What does it mean to me to be happy? When did I first think about happy?  How does happy stay a part of my life?  What things affect my being happy or not?  What’s one of the most recent happy moments I shared with someone?  How do I pursue happy things?  Why is it important for me to keep happy as part of my life?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with happy at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. Now think of one of the biggest takeaways you’ve had from a specific happy moment in your life and write about the takeaway and life moment using the words from your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about being happy and being surrounded by happy moments, things, events; notice how your emotions change depending on what happy component you are thinking about. Pay attention to the flow of your feelings too and see if they are more obvious in certain parts of you or if they are evenly present.

 

Your turn – Share your happy sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂

Inner Growth Word of The Day 347 – Friendly

December 13

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Friendly

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) 1 a. showing kindly interest and goodwill.  1 b. not hostile.  2. serving a beneficial or helpful purpose.

 

Friendly in a sentence: Being friendly leads to welcoming what life brings your way.

 

Friendly in action: A friendly action entails someone doing something nice for somebody else.

 

Friendly and inner growth: Exploring our friendly nature brings inner growth as you find out more about the kindness and helpful parts of you, when they come out in your day-to-day and when they don’t why, as well as what you can do to change that if you wish to do so.

 

Friendly and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What does it mean to be friendly to me? How am I friendly towards others?  What friendly tendencies do I have in my work environment?  Why is it important to me to have friendly situations in my life?  How have I learned about me and others through friendly events?  When did I first notice being friendly?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with friendly at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From this list pick three words that remind you of a past, present, and important friendly moment in your life.  Write about the event that means the most to you in what you learned from it.  Use the remaining words from your list to write about the event.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about being friendly and pay close attention to what first thoughts come to mind. From here focus on one of the thoughts and allow the emotions to flow and tell you more about what the situation meant to you.  Go through at least three friendly events that came to mind, then redirect your focus to the feeling of friendly only and notice what stands out.

 

Your turn – Share your Friendly sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂

Inner Growth Word of The Day 346 – Guarded

December 12

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Guarded

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) 1. cautious, circumspect.  2. being an extremely serious condition with uncertain outcome.

 

Guarded in a sentence: Being guarded serves its purpose, but as long as openness remains a part of the process to avoid closing off to the unexpected beauties life has in store.

 

Guarded in action: When you are careful in your approach to situations, that is being guarded.

 

Guarded and inner growth: An in-depth look at when you are guarded and how it affects your choices brings inner growth as you look to safeguard yourself while also letting life happen.

 

Guarded and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What does guarded mean to me? How am I guarded in life?  When did I first notice I was guarded in certain circumstances?  What are some of the biggest takeaways from situations where I was guarded?  How has being guarded affected my relationships?  What have I learned about being guarded from others?  How has my approach to being guarded changed in the years?  How has being guarded affected my life?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with guarded at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. Now pick one of the most important events that took place in your life where you were guarded and write about it using the words from your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about being guarded and notice what type of flow your emotions take. Also pay attention to the events that cross your mind and as they come to you pay close attention to the shift in feelings you get.  As you do this, end every exploration of these emotions with the visualization of them flowing away from you peacefully.

 

Your turn – Share your guarded sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂

Inner Growth Word of The Day 345 – Ungrateful

December 11

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Ungrateful

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) 1. showing no gratitude.

 

Ungrateful in a sentence: Being ungrateful brings about a lack of appreciation towards the things that are a part of life and taking notice of when it happens helps you to reconsider those moments.

 

Ungrateful in action: When you don’t appreciate people or life’s gifts, that is being ungrateful.

 

Ungrateful and inner growth: Taking a look at when you’re ungrateful brings about inner growth because it gets you to reconsider your approach to things and reevaluate what you’re not paying attention to in the things life brings your way.

 

Ungrateful and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What does ungrateful mean to me? When was the first time I noticed I was being ungrateful?  What are some of my biggest takeaways from moments where I was ungrateful?  How do I manage being ungrateful?  Why do I get ungrateful when it happens?  What do I tend to be ungrateful about?  How has being ungrateful affected my relationships?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with ungrateful at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. Now think of the biggest lesson you learned from being ungrateful and write about it using the words from your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about when you’re ungrateful and notice what types of emotions arise, how they flow and what specific moments and things in your life come to mind. Focus on one moment when you were ungrateful that stands out from the thoughts that cross your mind and notice what recurring emotions come about, as well as if there are different feelings that arise in addition to the recurring ones.

 

Your turn – Share your ungrateful sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂

Inner Growth Word of The Day 344 – Uneventful

December 10

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Uneventful

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) marked by no noteworthy or untoward incidents.

 

Uneventful in a sentence: Just because something is uneventful, it doesn’t mean nothing meaningful happened.

 

Uneventful in action: When a situation isn’t particularly unique, that is uneventful.

 

Uneventful and inner growth: A closer look at uneventful events like what you learn from them, what you learn about you and the takeaways about life; bring about inner growth as you recognize the hidden importance behind them.

 

Uneventful and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What do uneventful events mean to me? When is something uneventful for me?  How do I learn about situations and events when they are uneventful?  Why do uneventful situations grab my attention?  What do I consider a part of an uneventful thought?  How do I react to uneventful events?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with uneventful at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. Now think of one major uneventful situation you’ve recently experienced and write about it using the words from your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about uneventful situations and focus on each emotion that arises from this thought. As you pay attention to those feelings, how they flow, where they go; also pay attention to which uneventful events or situations come to mind.  When you’re ready shift your focus to the event or situation that stands out the most and notice how the feelings you experience are different and/or similar to the ones that were taking place before.

 

Your turn – Share your uneventful sentence, life examples, and inner growth action steps; and let me know if you’d like to see something added to our Inner Growth Word of The Day explorations 🙂