Homework-Week Two Homework Week Two Your Name (required) Your Email (required) YOUR NEW ATTITUDE We will need to make a contract for ourselves that will guide us throughout this journey. Our internal attitude that has been guiding us throughout this journey after our loss, however great, has to shift. We need to become aware of a new perspective. Even if this feels not a entirely true, what would you like your future new self to be telling you throughout this program? 1. Write about your new attitude and create the contract with yourself. THE CONTRACT 1. I am responsible for... 2. I am open to... 3. I am making this program my number one priority because... 4. I look forward to change because... 5. I am important because... 6. I deserve a new life regardless of... 7. I control the focus of my mind and every day I plan to start my day with this thought... 8. Whenever the grief talk takes over, I will stop what I am doing and focus on my number one thought that will guide me through this next six weeks. ACTION TWO GETTING READY FOR THE STEP UP We come into this world with a destination marked within our soul. Unless we arrive at the destination that our soul has chosen we can’t rest. When we finally find that destination, everything aligns and flows. I never thought this was real until I let go of the resistance and stepped into my light. Everything changed. And everything looked possible. So I dared. I took risks. I put myself out there and boldly moved forward. You can too, but you have to let go of what is holding you back. Do you know what that is? ACTION THREE GET REAL, FIND OUT WHAT TRULY LIVES INSIDE YOUR BRAIN 1. How do you feel about your loss? 2. What actions have you taken in the last three months that had more to do with your life than your grief? 3. What are our thoughts about your future? 4. What is one word you woudl choose to describe yourslef? 5. Do you consider yourslef lucky? 6. Do you thin kof your life as easy or difficult? 7. Do you believe you have what it takes to rebuild your life? 8. List some of the things you do to get your life back. 9. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when your phone rings? 10. What is your life's purpose? 11. When you introduce yourself to someone new, how long does it take you to bring loss into the conversation? 12. Do you believe you will find love again? 13. For the next few hours, keep a piece of paper handy and record the emotions you are feeling. What is the emotion you experience most often? ACTION FOUR NEW ROUTINE What is the new routine you are implementing so this program is a part of your life? 1. Every day I will spend (fill in the blank) hours or an hour of reading, and implementing the homework and actions of the program? 2. I will not allow (fill in the blank) to take over my time so that I will have the time needed for this program? 3. If I invest all the time necessary, I am certain that my life will change in the following ways (list three)? 4. I am worthy of this new exciting chapter of my life, and I will create a space for my new beginning in my home in my (name the room you will spend your time listening and reading this program). 5. I will complete evey piece of homework, as all of these actions are part of the puzzle that is called my Second Firsts. 6. What do you need to do every morning to set the stage for this program to be a part of your day? 7. If I complete each step, I will feel like? 6. At the end of this program, I will start to believe that my grief is not permanent and I have control over my new chapter. ACTION FIVE GET REAL ABOUT YOUR LIFE Please write two paragraphs right here about how your life looks, feels, and is experienced every day in this present moment. ACTION SIX GET REAL ABOUT YOUR RELATIONSHIPS Please write two paragraphs about the current state of your relationships with your close friends and family. Be honest. This is your journal. We need to know how you see yourself through these relationships. ACTION SEVEN GET REAL ABOUT YOUR BODY Please write two paragraphs about how you feel about your body and what you would like to change about it.