A Targeted Inquiry for discerning what matters most, in which we bring the deathbed test into the present moment.

I would recommend this for anyone who feels stuck, complacent, or imprisoned in their current job or business. This process is intense, but it can be an emotional pattern interrupt that snaps you awake, and gives you clarity on how to align your life with what you value most at your core.

Basic steps for inquiry sessions

  1. Review the instructions for Targeted Inquiry
  2. Choose either Freewriting or Freespeaking for your session
  3. Review the questions and prompts below
  4. Set a timer for 10-20 minutes
  5. Dump out everything that comes to mind in relation to the prompts. No stopping until the time's up.
  6. (Optional) Repeat the exercise with a prompt you haven't explored yet, and see if it takes you in new directions.
Important reminder: Just because an idea surfaces during an inquiry session, doesn't mean it's true, or that you have to believe it. You're invited to hold anything you discover here lightly, and with a wee bit of skepticism. Take what's useful and resonant, and discard the rest.

Instructions & Prompts for Deathbed Audit

Imagine that today is your last day on earth. You're out of time, and are about to pass gently into that good night. Truly imagine it. Put yourself in this scenario, and feel it fully.

Set a timer for 10 minutes. Read over the following prompts, and start freewriting or freespeaking. Don't stop to think. Just let the ideas flow.

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