Use these to copy from or refashion from. Remember that this must be true (possibly true) and it cannot cause "bad" feelings, as there is no truth in beliefs that cause that (that's basically definitional).
These are your decisions about life, yourself, the world, other people (some are called Global Beliefs). And, in a way, your philosophical underpinnings are a collection of beliefs that support each other - we just want to have them be in integrity with each other and with reality and happiness. Answer at whatever level you desire, realizing that this is the foundation for your life, starting a separate page for each (so you can modify it over time): (See Setting Up A Referencing Notebook System.)
MY VIEW OF LIFE
MY VIEW OF MYSELF
Who I actually am (must be clear or you'll be living in needless defensiveness)
MY VIEW OF PEOPLE
MY VIEW OF THE "UNIVERSE"
MY BILL OF RIGHTS
MY FOUNDATION FOR MY LIFE
My stands, my declarations
SELECT FROM THESE, TO SET UP AND INTEGRATE YOUR OWN:
The Meaning Of Life, Life's Purpose - Be clear on what the meaning isn't, so you don't strive for the unattainable. Decide about whether it is actually about outcomes. Is there a reason you were given a life?
And maybe it's all pretty simple...
The Reasons For Life - Life is pluses minus minuses. It is practices that bring you a great return. Activities
that generate what you want, in terms of how you feel. And some affirmations. Add your own reasons
and make up a helluva whopper of a list! This is your menu to pick from, in abundance.
Adjusting The Baseline For Happiness - Determine what the "baseline" is for your life, the line above which all is a bonus. Helps determine priorities and definitely helps create happiness. The Healthy Person's View Of Life - These are "views", but essentially in the form of affirmations about life. You can use them as affirmations. Of course, you can design your own.
odds of... And why there is no need to worry (you should develop something in your philosophy that
Why Life Is Very Good - A realization about the reality of life. Decide not to do the items that block happiness and to do the items that create the experience of life being great. Looking at life from the "baseline" of being a caveman.
health, relationships, all of life.
How Are You Going To Spend The Rest Of Your Life? - A statement as to whether you will inspire, play, mentor, sing, make things, etc., chosen from a listing. Plus the choice of living a contingent life or a non-contingent life, controlled soley by you. You As A Human Being - With Limits, But... - You are a flawed, limited human being. Live with it! And you are a magnificent human with incredible capabilities to create more that enough in your life. (Without having to be dependent on anything or anyone, taking bonuses as they come...) Some affirmations, too.
exprectations created from ignorance and not thinking will only need to unwinnability in life. How to get
the full value of life... The importance of clarity. And affirmations for firming all of this up!
Why I Am Very Good - What is "good"? Why am I actually great? Realistically, not pie in the sky!
ESTABLISHING MY PERSONAL FOUNDATION
unwinnable one. Be clear about this, please!