This is an inspiring read that focuses on how to be the best version of you, time management, leaving a legacy and making the most of life beyond exams.

1. Where are you right now?

How can you be “not here” when you are “here”? All will be revealed. What are the nine important foundation questions that together will give you a vehicle to live Your Best Life – a vehicle that can take you to a better life from where you are right now?

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2. Start with Your Current Circumstances

Have you heard this proverb – A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush? This means that what you have is twice as valuable as what you haven’t got. So how well do you know what you have got? Let’s start with some definitions.

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5. Your Capacity to Act

The story of “The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg” teaches that both production (the Golden Egg) and also your ability to produce (the Goose) are important. Today, let’s examine your ability to act – your skills / and competencies and what they mean.

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6. Elements of Your Current Circumstances

Armed with our bag of tricks – the resources we need to survive, to be stable, to succeed or to be significant – we are now ready to proceed in earnest. So here is your task: Describe, or picture, your current circumstances. You have 10 minutes. Go.

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7. Life Settings and Life Seasons

What is the purpose of life? One answer consists of five L’s, reflecting five parts of our being: To Live (physical), to Laugh (emotional), to Love (social), to Learn (mental) and to Leave a Lasting Legacy (spiritual). What would these five answers mean to a 20 year old? A 50 year old? An 80 year…

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8. Your Six S’s

We have explored a number of aspects associated with Your Current Circumstances over the past 7 weeks. Now it is time to bring everything together using Your Six S’s. The only new concept concerns Your States – Normal, Sub-normal and Optimal.

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9. My Current Circumstances

Before we leave Your Current Circumstances, i.e. the first section of the CAR framework we are using for these articles, I wish to complete this section of our Your Best Life journey by using myself as an example and describe My Current Circumstances. Make sure you do the same for yourself.

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