Front Page ITU Voices 6 Weeks to Clarity WEEK 1: Finding Connection to Your Inner Self Reply To: WEEK 1: Finding Connection to Your Inner Self

  • Minhaz Chowdhury

    October 17, 2021 at 5:00 am


    What activities give me energy?

    Travelling to new places especially in nature. Playing guitar. Reading inspiring books. Meditating. Waking up early.

    What bores me?

    Small talk with new people with whom I don’t have a common interest in.

    What don’t I want to do, no matter the payoff?

    I won’t sacrifice my integrity and values.

    What is the thing I do where I lose a sense of time?

    Playing guitar.

    What have I been interested in since childhood?

    Adventures. Travelling. Guitar. Reading. Technology. Gadgets. Video games.

    What is the first thing you think of when you read the word “interest”?

    Prioritizing my own wellbeing.

    What am I willing to do for no money?

    Playing music. Reading. Travelling. Hiking.

    What would I only do for a lot of money?

    Playing music. Teaching things that I love deeply and am passionate about.


    What do I want to be remembered for?

    A living proof of someone(inspiring) who can completely change their lives around no matter what the obstacles are; and live a fulfilling life.

    What contributions can I make to society that I would be most proud of?

    Build an institute/start a culture/system where we teach people living in misery to realize that it is not permanent and they can completely turn their lives around.

    What do I want to make sure people never say about me?

    Cheat, liar, hypocrite, dishonest.

    What are three words I want people to think of me?

    Achiever, master, inspiring.

    Who are the three successful people I admire?

    Tom Hess. Timothy Sykes. Tom Bilyeu.

    What are those people doing that I admire?

    Helping other people help themselves so that they take control of their lives and become self-sufficient and also teaching the necessary skills they need.

    What do those I admire have in common with one another?

    Great at what they do, speaks with honesty, successful and mentors.

    What do I have in common with that list of people?

    They started just like me without the necessary skills and mindset at the bottom and worked their way up.

    Who is the most supportive person in my life?

    My wife and my brother.


    What makes me feel good?

    The feeling of reward from getting things done that move me towards my goals. Especially not giving into the mind’s laziness and doing what’s good for me by stepping out of my comfort zone. Also being present and being in charge of my reactions.

    What gives me energy?

    Visiting new places, especially foreign lands. Breakthroughs in guitar and musical skills. Waking up early. Reading inspiring/healing self-help books. Hanging out with my close friends during the holidays.

    What things do I do that I tend to regret later?

    Misbehaving by being stubborn with negative autopilot responses. Over eating junk and sugary food.
    Giving into the mind’s laziness and procrastinating on important tasks.
    Neglecting my family’s need by being too selfish and ignoring the little things in life.

    What do I need to do more of that would make me feel better about myself?

    More family time.
    Step out of my comfort zone and not be afraid to look stupid.
    Must follow through with the routines I make for my guitar, trading, self-improvement goals.
    Eat moderately and lose weight gradually so that I’m no longer overweight.
    Earning money via the skills I developed.