The practice from the worksheet next up will require you to actually remember large blocks of your life. Deeply remember the highlights, the lowlights, the patterns of your behavior and the environment in which you lived your life.
While most of us are never CEO’s of a large manufacturing company, we are the CEO of our life. You, as an elder, have effected hundred’s of thousands of people’s lives. Positively or negatively?
Third practice: Make a written list of at least 10 things you have done successfully at some point in your life. What long-term impact, either personally or in a larger way, have they had?
If you are thinking deeply, you will remember incidents that seem small, but are long-lasting. You may think of large projects you completed or social experiences that taught you about mistakes you never wanted to make again.
This practice gives your attention to your life and what you may still want to experience before your last breath is drawn.
Writing these down will help validate your memories.