Inner Growth Word of the Day: Future
Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) 3. existing or occurring at a later time. / (n.) 1 a. time that is to come. 1 b. what is going to happen. 2. an expectation of advancement or progressive development.
Future in a sentence: What the future brings can be what drives actions, nonetheless it remains an unknown.
Future in action: Something that hasn’t happened yet, but is expected to happen is the future.
Future and inner growth: When you ponder what you see as your future you get a good sense of what you are aiming to achieve and exploring these different thoughts for future events gets you to explore yourself and what drives you, which brings inner growth through awareness and actions that you implement in time.
Future and inner growth action steps:
- In-depth self-exploration questions: What do I see in my future? How does the future affect me emotionally? When did I start thinking about the future and future things that I want to take place? How has the future affected my relationships? Why is the future something I consider and think about? When does the future affect me the most?
- List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with future at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From this list pick two items that create a big emotional response and write about why that is using the rest of the words in your list.
- Bring your awareness to your feelings about future events or just the future overall and notice where your emotions start to make themselves heard. What types of emotions do you feel and how do they relate to the future? As you explore your feelings also take note of what future thoughts come to mind.
Your turn – Share your future 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 🙂