The five themes in this leaf explore the framework of a life.

Life is built around family, friends, work, love, and a search for security.

Career

Family

Friends

Love

Money


Why did your life branch in one direction? How would your life have been different if you had followed a different path?

Snoopy says, “When you’re young, you think a lot about the future. You think about Life. You think about what you hope you’ll be.”

Then Snoopy looks at his small friend, Woodstock, and sighs, “Woodstock wants to be an eagle.”

As you review the branching points of your life and the decisions you made, are your satisfied with your accomplishments?

The five themes in Cornerstones explore how your decisions impacted your future.

Beginnings

Defining Moment

Milestones

Endings

Regrets

The five themes in this leaf explore the nature of Change.

Change is inevitable. Changing is what you do to cope with the inevitable. Some changes are part of the natural order of things. Other changes are unforeseen.

Change can be welcome or disruptive; change can be accepted or resisted; change can upset and interrupt; change can offer important opportunities to grow.

Aging

Body Image

Change

Crisis

Permanence

Character implies a variety of attributes such as empathy, courage, fortitude, honesty, and loyalty.

The five themes in this leaf guide you to explore certain values and behaviors. They help you understand how you feel about yourself, your sense of self-esteem, and your capacity for resilience.

Compromise

Patience and Persistence

Quitting

Reputation

Resilience

The five themes in this leaf explore both positive and negative emotions.

Emotions contain strong feelings that reflect your mood, your circumstances and your relationships with others.

Often a predominant emotion defines your personality or state of mind and influences your life choices.

Envy

Fear

Grief

Happiness

Passion

The four themes in this leaf explore how the passage of time provides a changing perspective.

Writing your life story is both a retrospective  and prospective process. These themes will guide you to reflect on change over time.

Through introspection and reflection, you will be able to  review the past and assess the implications for your future.

Historical Events

Legacy

Magical Thinking

Time

The five themes in this leaf explore the factors that influence your relationship to truth, privacy, and trust.

The dividing line between fact and fiction is blurred.

Can privacy be maintained? Is there an absolute truth?

Commitment

Concession

Privacy

Secrets

Truth

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