[ThursdayClub] What you LOVE
Happy Friday and happy June!
You are going to LOVE this month’s project. Ok, I know I say that every month – but hey, I get a bit excited about personal development!
This month we are diving into the concept of Ikigai and tackling our first Circle or What you LOVE (The yellow circle in the image). In the What you Love quadrant, we also look at what your mission is and what your passion is. It seems more complicated than it is. Let me break it down for you in a Cindy World Example.
What I LOVE to do is make an impact in the lives of other people. I mean HUGE impact, life-changing impact.
I’m very “Passionate” about people living their best lives – uncovering their true potential and being truly authentic, owning it, loving it, and being it. Nothing is off the table.
My Mission is to change the lives of 1 million people.
See how it all flows?
In your journal write at the top of the page “What I love”, now just start writing – words phrases. No self-judgement at all. NOTHING I mean NOTHING is off the table.
Put the journal away for the day and look at it tomorrow. Read your words again and be incredibly intentional. What out of that list brings you the most joy? What are perhaps just likes versus loves.
Remember this is NOT what you are good at – we aren’t looking for that in this exercise. This is what brings you complete joy, what you deeply love – that intersects with what you are passionate about and if you actually have a mission statement, it aligns there.
This is a very deep exercise and it’s not something you figure out in a day – in fact, it’s quite fluid.
Give it a whirl and let me know what you think!