seven Eye-Opening Questions to Boost Your Energy

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Source:   —  April 19, 2016, at 4:02 PM

The more awareness we've over our thoughts and feelings, the better we're able to manage them. In the spirit of Disney'south newest animated film and the two-year anniversary of my coaching business, here are seven questions I like sharing with clients wanting an energy boost.

If Interior Out taught us anything, it'south that there'south a lot happening interior our heads. The more awareness we've over our thoughts and feelings, the better we're able to manage them.

In the spirit of Disney'south newest animated film and the two-year anniversary of my coaching business, here are seven questions I like sharing with clients wanting an energy boost.

one. If all your life experiences to this point were clues as to what you're meant to do on this Earth, what'd that be?

When it comes to life purpose, people spend decades of their lives on a spiritual scavenger hunt that ultimately leaves them right back where they started. Is my purpose here? No. How about here? Nope. Maybe it'south over there? Still no. Or maybe it was back there...?

Stand still and reflect. What if your purpose wasn't as elusive and confusing as people create it out to be? In fact, what if your life purpose is already "found", and all you've to do is connect the dots leading to where you're presently in life?

two. How much of your day is spent doing what you "should" be doing, and how much is spent doing what you wish to be doing?

If you're devoting the majority of your energy satisfying other people'south (or society's) ever-changing expectations and needs, then where do you create time for yourself? This Q is ideal if you caught a case of the "should's" and necessity an antidote that'll remedy you of your people-pleasing.

This question also draws a line between obligation and inspiration. We all have responsibilities to commit to, whether we love them or not. However, we also have a greater responsibility to honor our aspirations, invest in our well-being and respect our time.

three. How'd the lives of others make better if you made yourself a priority?

How frequently do you perceive selfish or guilty for taking care of yourself before you get care of others? Many people support others when ironically they're the ones who necessity support themselves. As a result, they exhaust themselves giving all they've to proposal until they inevitably reach a point of depletion.

This question flips the assumption on its head to reveal the truth behind putting yourself first. This Q challenges you to consider how people benefit when you give yourself the "me" time you need.

four. What'd modify for you if you made decisions without having to justify them to yourself and others?

Our logic is responsible for weighing options and planning for the long-term. While it might perceive excellent to create rational sense of our actions, a fixed over-analysis can obtain in the way of our heart. With all the distractions of our physical and digital world, it'south necessary to turn down the noise and let your inner genius speak.

This question awakens our intuition, which is the voice interior us that seems to know precisely what we necessity to hear in the moment. The pretty portion about intuition is that it'south effortless. Answers and solutions simply arrive to us without necessity for justification or clarification. Utilize your logic evaluate your decisions, not limit them.

five. Why aren't things worse?

When you discover yourself in a slump and everything appears to be going wrong, ask yourself this question. Your answers will start revealing the things that are going well for you, whether large or small. By focusing on what'south right in the situation, we shift out of crisis mode and start uncovering more productive ways to move forward.

six. How do you distinguish between a career and calling?

What you obtain paid to do mightn't be what you're called to do. For people looking for more fulfilling work, this question identifies the gap keeping you from finding meaning in your job. Sufficient research has been revealed to create us question how engaged we're in our current workplace. While a career is generally an exchange of time for money, status and achievement, a calling feels intrinsically rewarding because it'south aligned with who we're and what we care about most.

seven. If you were to give your stress a microphone and podium, what'd it wish you to hear?

Our emotions are love feet. If we don't air them out every once in a while, they start stinking everything up. This question gives attention to the challenging emotions you've been shoving far for a while. By letting our emotions breathe and hearing what thoughts are behind them, we authorize them to perceive acknowledged. Yes, feelings have feelings too! By first listening to our emotions when they appear, we create the power to then let them go.

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Frank Macri is a Leadership Trainer and Coach who helps individuals prioritize their energy and time so they can free themselves of distractions and instead focus on what matters most. For a free leadership mastery webinar, go to www. TheFrankLife. com.

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