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Jun 03, 2019 12:26:27

What's your vision? The next question is the kicker.

by @rosieodsey PATRON | 605 words | 89🔥 | 173💌

Rosie Odsey

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When I say vision, I mean, where would you like to be in 6 months, a year, 3 years, 5 years even.

Here's the next question:

Why aren't you there yet?

(Jaclyn Mallone mentioned this activity on an interview with Julie Stoian)

The idea is to journal about this, to keep asking why, to dig deep.

I'm going to do this exercise here. It's going to be very unedited and quite messy.

I don't know what you'll take from it but I'm publishing it here.

My vision

Healthier than ever

A great partner, friend, sister, daughter, teacher

A voracious reader

A prolific writer

A published author

Well-travelled, made a home

Financially independent

Why aren't you there yet?

✅ Healthier than ever

✅ A great partner

✅ A great teacher

✅ A voracious reader

✅ A prolific writer

✅ Made a home

A great friend

I'm prioritising work

I don't know how to be

Who am I friends with anyway?

Are people I work with friends?

What does this mean at different levels?

Damn, I did define this somewhere:

Generous with my attention

I listen well

I see them as often as I'd like to

I am their rock

I make them feel as though they belong

While we're together, I have all the time in the world

That's a little helpful.

I guess I need to define who.

I was talking to Anne-Marie about this - I think I'm ok with few if I know who.

I was talking to Becci about this too...I think I need girlfriends.

A great sister

Heck, again there are no models for this not really.

Let me check the definition:

We may not talk all the time but I'm a solid source of support

They take precedence over almost anything in my life

We're hard on each other because we don't question the acceptance of one another

We cheer for each other, cry with each other, and sit awkwardly with each other - each in its season

Look, it's not exactly concrete or actionable but I know what it means.

Do I talk to them enough?

Do I spend enough quality time with them?

Chad is staying over at the moment so I could spend more time with him.

A great daughter

Here we go again:

I still feel as if I don't know what this looks like. Perhaps it can only be what it should look like.

They feel safe around me. They feel as though they can rely on me. They feel as though they can be themselves around me.

Let's start with that.

That could take a lifetime.

Why isn't it a reality now?

I want to say I'm busy. But not really.

I see Dad for breakfasts every few weeks.

I reply to Mum's messages.

I don't know if that...counts.

A published author

I haven't got an agent

I haven't got a book proposal

I haven't got an idea

I don't know what the book is yet

This (and the others above) feel like they might happen someday...but I'm not actually taking steps to make it happen.

Wait, that's not true.

I'm getting better at researching and writing.

And I will take the time to learn about the proposal process at some point.

For this, I am in no rush. By the time I'm 60 would be great.

Well-travelled

Money.

And flexibility.

I think this comes after financial independence.

I have a US trip on the savings goals but it's a stretch goal.

Financially independent

Debt

Bad at spending

Good at ignoring problems

Pricing too low

Taking on work that takes a bunch of time and not charging the real price for it

There's a plan now


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    @rosieodsey REALLY INTERESTING! To look mindfully, assess and enjoy the accomplishments! Haven't finished reading, as im on the go, yet I feel very inspired to do the same!
    @ohilh , how about doing it as kind of a couple excercise...? Maybe it turns out, in 5 we will land on 2 different continents, with different people :-)))) LOL haha...

    Lucjah avatar Lucjah | Jun 03, 2019 08:37:37
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    @rosieodsey REALLY INTERESTING! To look mindfully, assess and enjoy the accomplishments! Haven't finished reading, as im on the go, yet I feel very inspired to do the same!
    @ohilh , how about doing it as kind of a couple excercise...? Maybe it turns out, in 5 we will land on 2 different continents, with different people :-)))) LOL haha...

    Lucjah avatar Lucjah | Jun 03, 2019 08:37:37
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