Live Your Life on Purpose  

Posted by Tim Justynski

You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes
You can steer yourself and direction you choose.
You're on your own and you what you know
And you are the one who'll decide where to go.
~Dr. Seuss~

The best day of your life is the day on which you decide your own. No one to lean on, rely on or blame. The gift of life is yours, it is an amazing journey, and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. Lfe is about the choices you make - choose wisely. Start by choosing the two most important "guiding stars" - your values and your mission.

Choose your Values: Values are personal choices your make about what is important to you. Being guided by your highest values that bring immense satisfaction and meaing to life. Examples of lifetime values: Family, Friendship, Health, Wealth, Learning, Sustainability, career, Community, Faith, Itegrity, Art, Free Time, Creativity, Adventure, Love.
Here are some questions that will help you identify YOUR TOP VALUES IN LIFE.


1.  What are the three things I like most and least about myself? 
The three things I don't like about myself are....
  • My weight.  I could use to lose 20-25lbs.
  • The rut I am in.  I cannot seem to get out of it.
  • My motivation, I used to be a go getter, but some how I have lost that.
The three things I like about myself...
  • My family.  My wife and kids mean the world to me.
  • My hair.  I like the syle although I could do away with the grey.
  • I am dependable and prompt
2.  Who is the Happiest person you know?
This is a tough one for me.  I think my friend Michael Crandell is a very happy person, although here lately his car issues are really bringing him down.

3.  Who are the two people I like and respect the most and why?
  • My parents.  My dad always motivated and works hard.  He never complains about the work he does or how much he works.  He worked two jobs almost my whole life, but always seemed to find time for the family.  My mom taught me my how to be a good person and my morals.
  • My wife.  She keeps me grounded.  She always has the energy to keep our household going.   
4.  Who am I?
I am a person who you can count on and very dependable.  I am always on time.  I am devoted to my family.  I am a great friend.  I am a hard worker.  I am a career minded person.  I like to have fun.

MY TOP FIVE VALUES ARE:
  1. Family
  2. Integrity
  3. Friendship
  4. Career
  5. Free Time

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