It takes a good map to navigate the highway of life. It's easy to get stuck relying on what we are good at, even when we know there is much more. With good policies in place across your pillars the entire true-you is revealed while goals happen naturally. Breaking life down to manageable pieces helps you zero in on strengths, overcome weaknesses and position yourself for success. Policies draw on proven wisdom to help you find a fluid balance, calm mental chatter and release potential.
Resource Policies explain: How to build and manage your resources.
Health Policies explain: How to take care of your mind and body.
Relationship Policies explain: How to create & nurture personal connections.
Responsibility Policies explain: How to act, even when no one is looking.
Creativity/Fun Policies explain: How to find passionate creative outlets.
Building a strong health pillar is critical to being able to develop and maintain all pillars. All the pillars are all interconnected, good mental and physical health is often a result of responsible decisions, good relationships, and creative use of resources. By deciding to make the health pillar strong you’ve made a smart foundation decision that supports all your personal policies.
"You can never have too much health, friendship, love, wisdom or self-esteem." ~Aristotle
Good healthy relationships cannot be bought or sold, only given and received. Having people enjoy, learn from, give to, share success and challenges with is the key to feeling alive, interconnected. The best policy to keep good relationships on track is the golden rule, do unto others as you would have done unto you. This works great for people with strong self-esteem and self-love. When we don’t love ourselves 100% all the time we sometimes treat others badly. Cultivating a spiritual connection to your own truth and a higher power delivers peace and guidance. Learn the secrets to good relationships here.
"In a relationship you have to open yourself up." ~ Neil LaBute
Does a man on a desert island need money? Does a single mother need coconuts? Our resources needs are not as obvious as one may think. Money is rarely the only answer to the resources question. Examining your resources needs and options delivers guidance on what goals will be important, sustainable and realistic. Learn about resource management here.
"I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop. My biggest resource is my mind." ~ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
The responsibility pillar goes beyond personal accountability, it affects those around you. Your thoughts and actions influence family, friends, coworkers and even those you have never met. Responsibility is a pillar we know intuitively what is right and what is selfish, but soemtimes don’t listen. Lack of good role models has driven many to rationalize behaviors focused on self-gain at the expense of others. Discover how to become more responsible here.
"Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility." ~Sigmund Freud
Creativity & Fun Pillar
Flexing creative muscles comes in many forms, work, artistic, musical, recreation, health, relationships, resources, everyhting. Creativity is the highest form of decision-making affecting your daily life. Creative strategies driven by policy priorities delivers happiness, well-being and success.
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" ~Albert Einstein