Today we’re talking about Grown Up Wonder.
Wonder is one of the three aspects of Tenet #2 of Intentional Optimism, being Present.
Intentional Optimism using The Sailboat Analogy:
- Optimistic = The boat - the hull, the vehicle that gets you from island A to island B.
- Present = The centerboard - keeps you upright, focused, “centered,” if you will.
- Courageous = The rigging - this holds everything together and makes it work - your resilience.
- Energetic = The sail - without this, your boat can’t go anywhere, but when the sail fills - wow!
- Wise = The rudder - keeps you on track, heading in the right direction
- Intentional = Setting everything up to properly capture the wind
Topics discussed in this episode:
- Celebrate Beauty. [6:02]]
- Childlike Perspective. [7:36]
- Cultivate Curiosity [10:20]
Now what? Cultivate CURIOSITY.
- To pursue Curiosity!
- To be astounded by your own knowledge and experience
Choose [13:30] Take a deep breath, and choose to be amazed - life is full of wonder, and the older we get, the more wonderful it becomes.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
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Franklin Planner [6:05] (#CommissionsEarned)
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (pbs.org) [12:10]
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