Step 1. The potentials I want to develop today:
Doer: Thorough, reliable, responsible, conscientious, hard-working, efficient, capable, competent, diligent, energetic, enterprising, focussed, industrious, determined, connected and inspired.
Lover: Friendly, charming, extroverted, sociable, affectionate, likeable, considerate, charming, devoted, emotional, generous, gentle, passionate, patient, connected and inspired.
Carer: Kind, tolerant, empathetic, generous, considerate, patient, helpful, obliging, warm-hearted, thoughtful, loyal, empowering, compassionate, connected and inspired.
Explorer: Curious, enthusiastic, adventurous, energetic, daring, open-minded, brave, deliberate, connected and inspired.
Thinker: Skeptical, analytical, intellectual, objective, innovative, serious, bright, logical, curious, open-minded, connected and inspired.
Athlete: Energetic, disciplined, efficient, diligent, focussed, motivated, determined, powerful, connected and inspired.
Leader: Decisive, motivator, direct, focussed, persuasive, inspiring, assertive, brave, confident, powerful, direct, persuasive, deliberate, empowering, motivated, connected and inspired.
Monkey: Playful, fun, cheeky, impulsive, light hearted, risk-taker, amusing, cheerful, likeable, naughty, connected and inspired.
Artist: Creative, imaginative, decorative, visual, colourful, inventive, innovative, connected and inspired.
Guru (teacher): joyful, peaceful, positive, compassionate, serene, thoughtful, devoted, sincere, accepting, powerful, soulful, empowering, open-minded, patient, disinterested, honest, wise, centred, honest, humble, calm, connected and inspired.
Step 2. The ARO’s I want to remove today:
Controlling people, places and/or things
Obsessions – counting, fixing, checking, cleaning
Bad habits – chewing pens, biting nails, picking, fidgeting
Fixing – self, others and/or things
Step 3. The problems I anticipate today and how I want to manage them:
Step 4. My Power Activities:
Do something special for yourself
Organise your day
Connect with at least one other in a meaningful way
Do something fun
Engage in something funny
Engage with someone fun
Engage in something inspiring
Engage in someone inspiring
Engage in some form of intimacy
Connect with a child
Smile a lot
Write a gratitude list
Take the pressure down
Give yourself a break
Listen to music
Do something creative
Enjoy a sensual pleasure, bath, create a lovely smell, feel the sun on your skin, touch someone you love, swim, see beauty.
Engage in a team activity
Take yourself a lot less seriously
Take others a lot less seriously.
Join an empowering group of some sort.
Sing out loud
Step 5. My plan for when and how I will implement my power activities into my day: