Your Soul Workout Journal
Question One: In three words, describe your personality.
1. Serious 2. Honest 3. Independent
Question Two: List five of your most dominant interests.
1. Spirituality/Religion 2. Arts/Creativity/Creating 3. Psychology/Self-development 4. Writing/Literature/Reading 5. Femininity
Question Three: Describe your character, including your virtues, vices, strengths, and weaknesses.
Emotional, passionate, quick temper, loyal, opinionated, strong-willed, self-initiated, Independent, procrastinator, impatient, selfish, honest, direct, serious, learner,
Question Four: List the past four opportunities that opened doors for you. Who faciliated those opportunities?
Internship. Going to school. Initially, I did by showing up, but those in charge of supervising me put me in the position and of course God.
Question Five: In the coming year, what opportunities would you like to have open to you?
Opportunity to be a mentee in a writing program. Becoming a student in the social work program at UTA. Sell my clothing merchandise. Write, Write, Write, find a good writing program and really learn how to write and tap into my creative writing abilities.
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.
My mother. She’s frustrating sometimes because she doesn’t form deep opinions or give great advice that is deep or soul altering, but she’s a great listener.
My co-workers. I don’t learn a lot that really strengthens me or sharpen me in the areas I want to be sharpened but I learn what not to do a lot. Having patience and remaining humble because at times I think I’m better than them.
Val. She’s a good friend, but wanting a friend who is more open-minded, financially stable and ambitious makes it hard for me to respect her sometimes.
My son. I love my son. He’s so sweet and so gentle. And so loving and so smart. I love him. He shows me who I need to be and teaches me how to be more gentle, less harsh, more loving. But he induces fear. Fear of me doing the right things as a mother. Fear of who he might become. Fear of failure for the both of us.
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.
Knowledgeable. Wise. Strong/Confident. A great leader/teacher. Professional. Classy. Articulate. Vision. Insightful. A good judge of character.
Question Eight: List the places where you have lived. What possibilities did each place offer you?
Too many to name but they all taught me something I’ve been able to use on my journey. Open-mindedness, culture, acceptance, not being prejudice or racist.
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 Bahamas – rejuvenation. Stepping away from everything to relax showed me how far I had come and how much I had grown up and matured. That vacation matured me, taught me to grow and shown me how much I had grown.