These are exercises designed to produce self-awareness
Examen - Ancient spiritual formation practice. Contemplate one recent experience where you felt especially close to God and one where you felt alienated. Ask why. Pray for God to speak.
Pain and Pleasure - Identify recent events that were the most impactful on an emotional level. Ponder the impact of these experiences to look for insights.
Celebration - Regrets - Dreams - Fears - Consider the past and the future. Imagine the good and bad. Write a paragraph summarizing each area of the greatest Celebrations - Regrets - Dreams - Fears.
Invested Time - Ponder how your time is invested. What percentage is spend on Work, People, Fun, Growth? Is any area too heavy or light?
Roles and Goals - What roles do you play and what are your life goals within each? In the last year what areas can you celebrate and what challenges have you faced?
Relationship - Who do you have the most intimate relationship with? Who plays the following roles: Mentor, Disciple, Child, Parent, Comrade, Confidant, Boss, Client, Coworker, Critic, Encourager, and Protector? Are there relationships missing for you?
Connection - Who would you like to spend more time with? How can you strengthen your connection with others?
Invitation of God - What is God inviting you into? What call to adventure? What is he doing in the lives of those around you?
Celebration - Review your calendar and journal for all that happened over the last month. Celebrate your life experience in each area: Work, People, Fun, Growth. Celebrate some more!
Toxicity check - We all have areas of ongoing pain. What toxic dynamics do you regularly face? What is one meaningful step that you can take toward resolution?