Exercise 1.The Inspiration Inventory
Principle No. 1: Honouring the
Exercise 3. My story
Exercise 4. Meeting the director of ‘My Story’
Exercise 5. Reclaiming authorship of your life
Principle No 2: Meaning Matters
Exercise 6. The tribute
Exercise 8. Making your signature strengths work for you
Principle No. 4: Having the
Courage to Live
Exercise 9. Making apparent ‘failures’work for you
Discovering Your Mission: Pulling
It All Together
Introducing Principles 5–8:
Principle No. 5: The Power
Exercise 10. Interviewing the inner pessimist
Exercise 11. Interviewing the inner optimist
Exercise 12. Are you an active or passive learner?
Principle No. 7: The Gift of
Exercise 14. Experiment in mood manipulation
Exercise 15. Experience the gift of compassion
Exercise 16. Inviting compassion into your life
Cultivating the Right Attitude
Introducing Principles 9–12:
Principle No. 9: Transforming your
Mission into Goals
Exercise 17. Creating inspirational goals
Exercise 18. Make your goals SMART
Exercise 19. Your personal blueprint for inspirational goals
Exercise 20. Do you really want to achieve this goal?
Principle No. 10: Essential
Exercise 21. Noticing the activity of the mind
Exercise 22. Examples of toxic questions and statements
Exercise 23. Get to know your toxic thoughts
Principle No. 11: Developing
Exercise 24. Are you a creative person?
Exercise 25. Identify your small c potential
Exercise 26. Developing a proﬁle of your creativity
Exercise 27. Harnessing the power of your creativity
Principle No. 12: Managing
Exercise 28. What does motivation mean for you?
Exercise 29. Develop a personal motivation guide
Designing Your Process: Pulling It
Exercise 30. Working out your priorities
Exercise 31. What satisﬁes you?
Exercise 32. Designing a way forward
Achieving an Optimum
Exercise 33. Your work–life balance
Exercise 34. Tackle the big things ﬁrst
Exercise 35. Your work–life health check
Exercise 36. The ingredients of healthy self-esteem
Exercise 37. Get to know your inner critic
Exercise 38. Imagine the future
Exercise 40. How do you feel about your body?
Exercise 42. Getting to know the body on its own terms
Building Positive Relationships
1. What is your implicit model of relationships?
Exercise 46. What is your implicit model of relationships?