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In the past few blogs, I’ve talked about having a mission and what it takes to sustain a long, healthy business and life.

But what if you are still at square one trying to figure out who you are and what you really want in life?

As I talk about in It’s Rising Time!, our entire company took the Kolbe Index. Created by Kathy Kolbe, an expert on human instincts, this tool helps identify a person’s natural, innate and unchanging talents. It helped us put the right people in the right jobs so they could excel.

During the process, I found out that I’m not a “natural organizer,” and by turning over my organization tasks to someone who loves to organize, I was able to accomplish more. Sometimes, it takes an outside source to show us our strengths and weaknesses.

But what do you do if you don’t have anyone you feel comfortable talking to or the funds to see a counselor or service that can help?

Well, have you ever journaled? It’s a very effective way to discover more about yourself and the environment you’re in. And all it takes is something to write with, a pad or notebook and you!

Are You Looking For Answers?

Whenever I’m looking for an answer, have an issue I’m struggling with or just want to get more in touch with what’s really going on in my life, I write in my journal. It’s a form of meditation for me, and it may work for you too. But when you journal, there are two, key rules to remember:

  1. It’s for your eyes only.

    When you write in your journal, write whatever you want, however you want. After all, you are the only person who is going to read it, and this is about you.

    Don’t analyze, question or filter anything. Write whatever you are feeling or want to get out of your system. This way, the truth will come out.

  2. Keep writing.

    Write until you find the answers you are looking for and the issue is complete. There is no time limit and no restriction. And you’ll know when to stop writing. It will be a rising-time moment, and you’ll feel differently. You may be more relaxed, have a sense of calm, be excited about a particular idea, or feel something else depending on your specific situation.

Being true to yourself is essential to reaching your dreams of financial freedom.

If you are having issues with your finances, business, personal life, and more, it’s time to focus on you and discover what you need to do to change things for the better. Whether it’s taking the Kolbe Index, talking to a friend, family member or counselor, or writing in a personal and private journal, get answers and find out the truth.

Remember, each of us is gifted and unique. Don’t let others, or even your own thoughts, sabotage your success. As I say in the book…

“This is your journey, your dream, your process. Make it true to you. It’s Rising Time!”

What steps are you going to take to discover more about you?

For help reaching your financial freedom goals, check out these tools and resources.

Original publish date: October 04, 2012

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