Homework-Week Five

Homework – Week Five

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OLD VS. NEW

1. How do your old dreams and priorities align with your fresh identity-and future self? Tell us about an old dream and bring it forward toward the new identity. Is this really what you want from your life now?

2. Can you see your old values and priorities moving forward with you into this new life?
 True False

ACTION TWO
YOUR DREAM SURVIVED. NOW WHAT?

1. Very often there are goals that actually survive the changes we go through. That is OK. If there is a dream that you would still like to bring forward in your Re-Entry to Life, please do. But is there a part of it that is different? If so, why?

2. How is this dream different now?

ACTION THREE
WHAT IS SELF-TRUST?

Self-trust after divorce or death or any other loss is the perseverance and willingness to believe in yourself and in your new life after loss, regardless of what the past has sent your way. Yes, this is definitely going to be a little risky at first. But I know that with some practice of all the above exercises and techniques, you will find yourself in a brand new place where you can absolutely trust your self again! Let’s find out how much you are ready to trust the new you!

Do you trust the new new?

1. I am ready to start trusting myself again.
 True False

2. I now feel that it is time to listen to my inner voice.
 True False

3. I no longer expect things to go wrong.
 True False

4. I am no longer as cautious as I used to be.
 True False

5. I no longer distrust my decisions.
 True False

6. I no longer think that my life cannot change..
 True False

The grief within tells us not to believe that it is possible to have another beginning. Let’s silence the grief talk once and for all and try to listen to your true self. You might think, “My story is different, and you couldn’t possibly understand the issues I am dealing with every day.”

ACTION FOUR
WHAT IS THE NEW DIRECTION?

1. In what new direction would you like to leap? How will you take charge and make that leap?

For just one brief moment, you will be able to remove the heaviness of your past from the lightness of your present. You will be able to take sole responsibility for that one leap of faith up from rock bottom.

I will not give up on you. I will not believe your doubts. And I will not leave without getting you to the other side of grief: YOUR NEW LIFE!

ACTION FIVE
ARE YOU READY TO SHOW UP IN LIFE?

1. How will you choose to show up in your life with one small decision?

ACTION SIX
THE DOOR TO YOUR RE-ENTRY IS WAITING

1. What is it that you need to say to the wounded self to let you through the door to your next chapter?

There will be many times when the wounded self wants to talk to you and try to change your mind; it is very important to be able to truly respond with strength and to let that wounded self go so the new identity will continue to emerge.

The door to the Re-entry is waiting for you, are you ready to see it?