At this very moment, how would you finish the following sentence? I am ________.
As Pastor Joel Osteen says, "Whatever follows 'I am' is going to come looking for you." What has been following you for years? How does this make you look at your "I am" statement in a different way?
What are you putting out to the world? What five "I ams" do you say on most days?
Looking at your answer in question 3, which "I ams" will you rewrite so that they are more positive?
Are you going through a difficult time, where you think things are happening to you? What if you start to realize that things are happening for you. How does that change your perspective?
What if you took it further and recognized that you are equipped to handle the challenges thrown your way? How does that make you feel?
How do you compare yourself to friends, neighbors, family members and co-workers? Do you think they have a better marriage, more money, perfect kids? Now, instead, look at your strengths. What makes you...you?
How do you define success? Write your definition below.
What "I am" statements will you start integrating into your life?
Printed from Oprah.com on Saturday, December 7, 2013