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Mastering Life in 3 Steps – Step 2

Mastering Life’s Energies by  Maria Nemeth, Ph.D.

Step 2

Sometimes an experience can be so exquisitely sweet that you think if your life were to end at that moment you would be complete. This is a sign that you know you are doing exactly what you are meant to do. In that moment you are complete down to your bones.

Exercise: At a tribute for you, what would your friends say about you?

Life’s Intention. Intention is an aim, a purpose, a direction. Your life’s intentions are the purposes that you have come here to learn from. They are intrinsic to who you are. They are blueprints that guarantee luminosity along your hero’s path. You will be drawn to some Life Intentions’ but not others. This is how it should be.

  1. These qualities live in the metaphysical so they aren’t affected by physical reality. They are yours no matter how you feel at any given moment. Life Inventory (rate 1-5), I am willing to be

i.         Financially successful

ii.         Physically fit and healthy

iii.         A successful writer

iv.         A contributor to my community

v.         A loving family member

vi.         Spiritually developing

vii.         A well-respected professional

viii.         An effective teacher

ix.         Well educated

x.         A creator of beauty

xi.         An effective coach

xii.         An effective healer

xiii.         An effective mentor

xiv.         Well-traveled

xv.         An adventurer

xvi.         A visionary leader

xvii.         A generous friend

xviii.         A successful team player

The blueprint exists inside of you. All you need to do is demonstrate it in the physical reality. Exercise: Think of someone whom you admire or who inspires you. When making a decision, ask yourself “How would xxx handle this?”

Attribute list. (Choose what words match you and create an attribution list to review daily.) I am….

  1.  Appreciative
  2. Attentive
  3. Authentic
  4. Aware
  5. Brilliant
  6. Clear
  7. Compassionate
  8. Conscious
  9. Courageous
  10. Creative
  11. Decisive
  12. Dedicated
  13. Dependable
  14. Encouraging
  15. Engaging
  16. Enthusiastic
  17. Focused
  18. Friendly
  19. Generous
  20. Gentle
  21. Genuine
  22. Grateful
  23. Healing
  24. Humble
  25. Inspiring
  26. Intelligent
  27. Kind
  28. Loving
  29. Loyal
  30. Mindful
  31. Persistent
  32. Reliable
  33. Spiritual
  34. Steadfast
  35. Supportive
  36. Thorough
  37. Thoughtful
  38. Trustworthy
  39. Truthful
  40. Uplifting
  41. Visionary
  42. Vital

Remember what qualities you admire in others are also within you. Standards of integrity are about how you play the game. Metaphysical perspectives are psychology, ontology, theology, cosmology.Psychology is study of thoughts and feelings. Ontology is study of being; who we are spiritually. Who are you?

CITE: Mastering Life’s Energies: Simple Steps to a Luminous Life at Work and Play, Maria Nemeth, Ph.D. (New World Library, Novato, California, 2007)

Love and light,




Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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