Jump Start the Journey to Mastering Your Life

July 20, 2014 Sydney Savion, D.Ed.

Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person. ~ Albert Einstein

Mastering Your Life, Unveiled

What does mastering your life really mean? It means visualizing the life you want, mapping it out, and taking intentional steps to create it. I often ask people: what are your interests? What do want out of your career? Where would you like to retire? What brings you joy? Most people respond, “I really don’t know.” More often than not they are struggling emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. The prevailing desire is for inner calm, peace and focus.

For many years I believed I could master my life by achieving goals. So, I visualized what I wanted, charted a course, and took steps to get it done. I thought that if I worked hard and strived for excellence, all would be well. The feeling of achieving one goal after another was fleeting and emotionally, mentally, and spiritually I was in a state of perpetual motion. Enduring satisfaction was elusive. Something was still missing. Ultimately, I discovered, for me, it was being grateful and a strong spiritual connection with God.

The point here is a significant part of the journey to mastering your life will be anchored in nurturing a healthy mind, body, and spirit. This involves discovering what will bring you enduring joy, personal fulfillment, and happiness.

Eight Basics to Mastering Your Life

What does mastering your life mean? It means visualizing the life you want, mapping it out, and taking action. Learn to master your life and create what you want.

On some level we all desire to be deeply happy and create the life we really want. There are those that will tell you that you can’t get there from here. But, these are just outside negative beliefs. Listen to the voice and vision of positive affirmation. You are empowered to change your life. How do you jump start the journey to mastering your life? Be intentional and begin the journey today:

  1. Be grateful: Express gratitude for what you have.
  2. Seek peace: Discover what brings you peace and calm within.
  3. Be positive: In all things, think, speak and be positive.
  4. Get clear: Think about what your ideal life looks like.
  5. Be specific: Write down, where you want to live and what you want to live for.
  6. Visualize: See yourself living your ideal life, now.
  7. Chart a course: Write down specific steps you need to take.
  8. Take action: Get it done!

When the voice and the vision on the inside become more profound and more clear and loud than the opinions on the outside, you’ve mastered your life. ~ John F. Demartini

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APA Reference
Savion, S. (2014, July 20). Jump Start the Journey to Mastering Your Life, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 21 from

Author: Sydney Savion, D.Ed.

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