Your Soul Workout Journal
Question One: In three words, describe your personality.
Passionate, intense, difficult or complex
Question Two: List five of your most dominant interests.
music, reading, learning, travel, nature
Question Three: Describe your character, including your virtues, vices, strengths, and weaknesses.
Virtues: I can be focused and determined if I want to achieve something
Vices: Partial, selective, discriminate based on impressions, prejudice
Strengths: I am determined and passionate
Weaknesses: may lose interest easily, don’t like to struggle with things I considered unimportant
Question Four: List the past four opportunities that opened doors for you. Who faciliated those opportunities? They are not recent!
Expand my travel around the world through work – old boss
At my current job, work in a new area – old friend/boss at work
Learn a new way of combine business travel with enjoyment of life – friend norma
Question Five: In the coming year, what opportunities would you like to have open to you?
Have a meaningful romantic relationship
Have a more balanced life, enjoy more of the things that I like while able to maintain my means to support myself
Live in Iceland, close to the ocean, feel safe
Question Six: Who are the people who you most often deal with? List the greatest joy(s) and the greatest challenge(s) in dealing with them.
People at work
– Joys when we can work in harmony and see that we achieve goals or when spending leisure time at lunch or tea time
– Challenges when I disagree with the way the do things specially my bosses because I thing they are not logical or even stupid, I don’t like to report to someone who I don’t admire or respect for his or her knowledge, experience, etc
– Joys when we spend time and just have fun
– Challenges – when my parents just keep complaining about anything and they expect me to resolve, or advise I don’t feel is the natural order of thing I feel they are the ones who should be advising me
I have few friends – not close friends
Question Seven: If you have a mentor, describe what you admire about your mentor. If you do not yet have a mentor, describe what qualities you’d like your mentor to have — qualities which you would like to emulate.
I don’t have a mentor but I would love to have one; I would love a mentor who is wise and has a wider view of life someone who can help me see things from a different perspective and who can advise without resolving things for me but help me pointing me towards the right directions, someone who can see me and help me see myself/
Question Eight: List the places where you have lived. What possibilities did each place offer you?
I have only lived in 2 places. The city where I was born offered me the foundations I completed my career and being a huge city it offered me all sorts of possibilities I loved living there. The city where I live now opened the possibility to fulfill my desire to go places, I found a great job then another where I practically traveled the world not only for work but opened my mind to realize that I could go anywhere.
Question Nine: List the places where you have traveled to. You can list just the ones that had a clear effect on you, or all of them. In each place, what changed in you as a result of your visit? What did visiting each place teach you?
The place that has had a bigger impact on me is Iceland I traveled for vacation and there I felt for the first time safe and as if my spirit or myself were able to be, just be who I am; I believe is the nature, the ocean, don’t know what it is but I’ve tried to feel the same way and I just can’t.