Shift Your Paradigm

In order for relationships to thrive, there must be a shift from a survive paradigm to the fundamentally different paradigm of thriving. How much do you focus on survive versus thrive paradigm currently? What do you want in the future?

This activity encourages you to evaluate where you are now and where you want to be.


  1. Download the Shift Your Paradigm worksheet.
  2. Print the worksheet out.
  3. Read the instructions at the top of the worksheet.
  4. On the worksheet, rate yourself in each category, where:
    • The 'Do' column represents how much you focus on the survive v. thrive paradigm currently;
    • The 'Want' column represents what you want to do in the future; and
    • Use a scale of 1 - 5 for rating yourself, where 1 means very little and 5 means a great deal.

Please feel free to send in your scores and/or share your experiences while doing this activity.

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