Plowing through my forties and by the way where did my thirties go? The importance of a personal mission statement becomes more needed everyday in my life.
In my 20’s I thought I was invincible, my 30’s found me playing offense in trying to grow and provide for my family.My 40’s find me wanting more for myself. In my 20’s I am not sure I knew what my core values were and in my 30’s my family seemed to be the only value that mattered. Now I feel a little selfish and want more for myself.
So what does matter to you? What would you give your life savings to have and to see? If you could be or do anything what would it be? I do know life offers more and we can blueprint our life and take action to make it a reality. And that alone gets me fired up today.
Goals (Purposeful ones) are great but they overflow from our personal mission statement (even if we have yet to ever call it that). A mission statement and I read at least 5 definitions of them this morning are “what your life’s purpose is.” I even read how to write one for Dummies. It seemed to lack a little guts and spirit.
Let me give you my Cliff Notes version of how to write a personal mission statement:
Take a week maybe 2 and write one with me and may our journey have an exciting destination. I encourage your comments and advice on how to make life a masterpiece. See similar personal growth blogs at scastrina.blogspot.com