Day 8 – How do you want to feel
Today’s work is one of the most important we’ve done so far, as we are actively going to take a look at what we want, and how what we want makes us feel. But we’re going to find it out through a series of questions, and it’s always better to write your answers down, not only to infuse the appropriate energy to your answers, but to actually remember them.
There are some questions that when you seriously consider them, they feel like some kind of explosion. When was the last time you felt like yourself? What do you want? How do you want to feel? What do you need to stop doing?
When we ask ourselves what we want, a series of things comes to mind. But after the first “obvious”, ambitious, hungry answers, the real desires start popping up. “I want to feel respected”, “I want to feel part of a family”, “I want to feel worthy”. The way to dig into a deeper level is to let the first answers out and still keep answering the question “What do I want?”. You could also ask a friend to help you out in this exercise, who will keep asking you “What do you want?” and you keep answering until you feel a “Boom! I didn’t even know I wanted that”. It’s like Phoebie’s game in Friends, and you have to answer without thinking too much, without streamlining your answers and editing yourself. But as an introvert, I created an audio to act as a “friend”, (it’s not as annoying as it sounds, check it out here), which is basically an exercise that contains a series of really powerful questions. When you answer these questions without thinking about what you “should” want, what others expect you to want, and just focus on whatever it is that speaks to you, you’ll come out of the exercise with a ton of clarity and confidence, because you actually know what you want and finding a way to get it can be much easier.
We are looking for the things you want, and we are focusing on the way they make you feel to get to our goal setting. I love sharing with you my own content about it, but if you want to go deeper and get a ton of more inspiration, you have to check Danielle Laporte’s The Desire Map book or experience. There also is a video course, which you can check out here.
As always, I want you to make the whole process as personalised as possible and not blindly follow instructions, either it is from me, from Danielle Laporte (bow) or anyone else in the world, no matter how much you respect them. Create everything with your own terms, as long as you’re active and actually working on yourself.
Now, tell me in the comments below, how did this video help you and most importantly, what are you going to do about it?
I am Evi and this is my way of working on a pretty creative self
Until next time, take care
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