Inner Growth Word of The Day 304 – Vision

October 31

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Vision

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (n.) 2 a. something seen in a dream, trance, or ecstasy.  2 b. a thought, concept, or object formed by the imagination.  2 c. a manifestation to the senses of something immaterial.

 

Vision in a sentence: Visions vary from person to person and can be something you see in a dream or something you consciously visualize in your life; it all depends on you.

 

Vision in action: Thinking of a concept or object using your imagination or seeing something in a dream can both be a vision.

 

Vision and inner growth: A look at the visions you have from a conscious perspective (meaning how you foresee your life, where your imagination takes you in that which you want to have in your life, and what you visualize being a part of your day to day) will bring inner growth since through exploration you will find what each vision means to you from within and contemplate if it really is a part of you.

 

Vision and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: The first vision I ever had of what my future would be like? How does a vision affect my actions?  What have I learned thanks to different visions on how I want my life to be?  Why do visions mean something to me?  Who do I share my visions with?  How does a vision play a role in the relationships I build?  When do I ignore my visions and why?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with vision at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From this list think of one vision that stands out the most to you for how it made you feel.  Write about it using the words from your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about any vision that has made a huge impact in your life and allow these emotions that arise to tell you more by focusing on their flow. Where do the feelings arise, how do they move throughout your body, do they settle in certain places, do you feel at ease, and so on.  As you do this keep in mind a river that leads to the open sea.

 

Your turn – Share your vision 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 303 – Precise

October 30

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Precise

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) 1. exactly or sharply defined or stated.  2. minutely exact.  3. strictly conforming to a pattern, standard, or convention.  4. distinguished from every other.

 

Precise in a sentence: How precise thoughts or actions play a role in your life and affect you, depend solely on you.

 

Precise in action: An exact action or when something is done in a specific way or moment, that is precise.

 

Precise and inner growth: A look at how being or not being precise plays a role in your life brings about inner growth due to the awareness you gain of what lies beneath the surface on why that aspect of preciseness is a part of you or not.  It allows you to find judgements, limits, or the opposite; things that you think and feel in those moments, that you can only uncover through such explorations.

 

Precise and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What does it mean to me to be precise? What areas in my life have I been precise with in how I’ve approached them?  Why is being precise something that I explore?  Do I consider myself precise naturally or is it something I impose on myself?  How has having precise moments affected my life?  Why do I think being precise holds its value?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with precise at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From this list think of how being precise has helped you with something important in your life. Write about this event and how you felt throughout it, what you learned most, and so on; and use the words from your list to write about it.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about being precise and notice where they start off, where they settle, and how they flow. As you keep your attention on those feelings, take note of what thoughts cross your mind and how your emotions change depending on the thought.

 

Your turn – Share your precise 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 302 – Wisdom

October 29

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Wisdom

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (n.) 1 a. accumulated philosophical or scientific learning.  1 b. ability to discern inner qualities and relationships.  1 c. good sense.

 

Wisdom in a sentence: Wisdom comes to us all at one time or another.

 

Wisdom in action: When good sense and learning are put into action in decision making moments, that is wisdom.

 

Wisdom and inner growth: Exploring the wisdom one holds brings inner growth through the awareness of lessons learned, thought processes acquired and the complete knowledge that learning is a constant, which keeps curiosity and the door open to growth.

 

Wisdom and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: When did I first notice my moments of wisdom? How do I define wisdom?  Who has influenced the wisdom I hold?  How has wisdom assisted me through the decision-making process? What impact has wisdom made on my relationships?  How has wisdom changed my life?  What long-term decisions has wisdom come to my aid on?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with wisdom at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From these words think of two moments, one past and one present, where your wisdom came to the rescue.  Write about both events and how wisdom helped, how you felt after the fact, and what you learned from those events.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about wisdom as you sit in silence and tune in to the emotions that start arising as you think of this word and of events where your wisdom helped you. Notice what types of emotions are stirring up, how they flow, if they settle in certain places more than others throughout your body.  When you’re ready visualize a flowing river so that you may allow those feelings to flow like a river does towards the sea.

 

Your turn – Share your wisdom 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 301 – Option

October 28

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Option

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (n.) 1. an act of choosing.  2 a. the power or right to choose.  3. something that may be chosen.

 

Option in a sentence: When evaluating an option, what makes it stand out the most is what you want to explore first.

 

Option in action: When you have a choice that is having an option.

 

Option and inner growth: A closer look at the options you consider when making certain types of decisions can bring about inner growth as you explore the depths of how you consider options and why they are actually choices that you bring into the equation in the first place.

 

Option and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What do I consider a valid option? How have the options I consider affected my results?  When did I first evaluate multiple options for a very important decision?  How has evaluating options affected my life?  What have options given to my relationships?  Why are options valuable to my inner growth?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with option at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From this list think of three options that made a huge impact on your life and write about each using some of the words from your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about having options and how they’ve changed your life. As you sit and pay attention to where your emotions stem from and how they navigate throughout your body, pay close attention to the thoughts that come to mind and how they play a role in the feelings you’re experiencing in that moment.  Do you notice any patterns or trends in feelings and options you get to choose from?

 

Your turn – Share your option 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 300 – Unquestionable

October 27

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Unquestionable

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (adj.) not questionable

 

Unquestionable in a sentence: Things we find unquestionable carry certain insights when explored to the core that you would not otherwise be able to find.

 

Unquestionable in action: When something is indisputable for you, that is unquestionable.

 

Unquestionable and inner growth: Exploring those things that are unquestionable for you in life or in specific circumstances brings about inner growth for the gained insight you get from knowing why they are indisputable for you.  Your questions and exploration allow you to understand where your reasoning and certainty come from, and with awareness comes potential change of that thought process too.

 

Unquestionable and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What are things that are unquestionable to be? Why is something unquestionable?  What does it mean to me for something or someone to be unquestionable?  How has my life been impacted by those things that I find unquestionable?  When did I first realize how I thought and felt about unquestionable things and situations?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with unquestionable at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. As you read through the words what specific event comes to mind that includes something unquestionable for you.  Write about the event using the words from your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about something unquestionable for you in your life and notice where or how your feelings start to arise and change. What thoughts go through your mind and in relation to those thoughts, how do your emotions seem to flow.  Do your feelings maintain a fluid flow or do they settle in certain areas?  Take note of these changes as you allow your feelings to do the talking.

 

Your turn – Share your unquestionable 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 299 – Certainty

October 26

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Certainty

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (n.) 1. something that is certain. 2. the quality or state of being certain especially on the basis of evidence.

 

Certainty in a sentence: If there’s one thing that can give you certainty in life, it is you and your inner-self.

 

Certainty in action: When something is a sure thing; that is certainty.

 

Certainty and inner growth: Exploring how you feel about certainty and how it affects your life brings about inner growth because it enables you to bring to the surface those things you want to have certainty in, which consequently uncovers the areas where uncertainty is present (otherwise there would be no need for certainty).

 

Certainty and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: What do I think about certainty? Do I search for certainty?  How do I find my certainty?  Why is certainty important to me and when?  Does it change how I feel about certainty depending on the situation?  When did I first want to have certainty?  How has certainty affected my life?  How has certainty affected my relationships?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with certainty at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From this list what two or three experiences come to mind where you had to deal with certainty.  Write about the experience that affected you the most.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about certainty and notice where they start off and where they go or if they settle in certain spots throughout you. As you pay attention to this movement of emotions within, think of times where you had certainty and notice if your feelings change, how they change in where they go and how they feel.

 

Your turn – Share your certainty 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 298 – Dreams

October 25

Inner Growth Word of the Day: Dreams

 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary definition: (n.) 4 a. a strongly desired goal or purpose.  4 b. something that fully satisfies a wish.

 

Dreams in a sentence: Your dreams can be so many that it requires a lifetime to pursue them all and bring them to reality.

 

Dreams in action: When you envision something that will take place or if you have a vision of something concrete that you want to achieve those are both examples of dreams.

 

Dreams and inner growth: A look at the dreams you have and the ones you had, but that have changed gets you to pursue inner growth by allowing you to clearly see what transformations have happened with you to bring about change or what things you fear that have stopped you from achieving some dreams.  Exploring gives you insight into you, as well as the level of awareness and in-depth knowledge needed to make changes in the dreams you want to pursue moving forward.

 

Dreams and inner growth action steps:

  1. In-depth self-exploration questions: When did I first think about my dreams? How do my dreams differ from childhood to adulthood?  Why do my dreams mean something to me?  How have my dreams affected my relationships?  What are some of my biggest takeaways thanks to pursuing my dreams?  How have my dreams come to life?

 

  1. List or word bubble: Make a list or word bubble with dreams at the center and then list or put around it all the words that come to mind associated with it. From these words what dreams stand out the most and why?  Write about one of the dreams that came to mind using the words in your list.

 

  1. Bring your awareness to your feelings about the dreams you have in life and notice how your emotions change depending on what dreams come to mind, how they have played out so far, and anything else that affects your dreams and therefore how you feel about them. As you do this, make sure to also pay attention to how your feelings flow throughout your body.  If they settle in any particular spots, visualize them moving on.

 

Your turn – Share your dreams 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 🙂