|The Wise Path|
—Activity toward goals
Engaged people focus their actions on meeting goals. They have clearly established goals that are important to them and they are committed to meeting those goals. They know where they are headed and why is important to get there. These goals may be modest and self-centered requiring little action, or they may be bolder goals to learn, gain strength, achieve, imagine, create, and help others. Goals carefully chosen based on well-chosen values are the source of inspiration, engagement, and committed action.
Studying these resources and conscientiously practicing the skills they describe will help you stop thrashing and become engaged.
Reading these books will help get you engaged:
Continue to stay engaged as you work toward courage.
The figure links to the states that neighbor this one. This can help orient you to this state both horizontally, showing the action and cognition states at this level of development, and vertically showing the emotion levels before and after this one.