Then and Now Worksheet

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This worksheet is designed to help you explore and reflect on your personal growth and development over time. By comparing your past and present experiences, you can gain valuable insights into your life journey. Let’s dive in and discover how this worksheet can benefit you.

What Are The Theories Behind This Worksheet?

Erik Erikson proposed that our lives are divided into different stages, each with challenges and tasks. This worksheet can help you identify which stage you are currently in and understand how you have progressed through earlier stages.

Self-reflection is a key component of personal growth. By examining your past experiences and comparing them to your present, you can better understand your values, beliefs, and goals.

How Will This Worksheet Help You?

By comparing your past and present, you will become more aware of your changes and how they have shaped you. You can identify which values are still important to you and which may have evolved.

How Should You Use This Worksheet?

Find a comfortable place and dedicate some uninterrupted time for this exercise. Begin by recalling significant events, experiences, and goals from your past. Write them down on the “Then” section of the worksheet. Consider your current situation, values, and goals. Write these down in the “Now” section. Examine the differences and similarities between the “Then” and “Now” sections. What have you learned from this comparison? Are there any patterns or changes you notice?

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