How to live life to the fullest while following your passion?
Do you find yourself asking this question often enough? For whatever reason life seems to creep away from us if we do not pay close attention to how we are spending our time. You may be one of the lucky ones who has seen how amazing life can be if you let it, or you may be someone who is stuck or frustrated with your current job or career. Whatever the side of the fence you fall on, you are not alone. To begin to think about how to live life to the fullest ever day this year we have to look at the flip side of the question for the answer.
Within the next 5 minutes you will have all the answers you will need and the most powerful action plan you will ever write which will align your life with what you love.
The flip side of living life to the fullest: Start with the end in mind
A morbid thought but what will your obituary look like in the newspaper. How will you be remembered and what legacy will you leave your family? It is much harder to achieve life goals if you have not laid out those goals on paper. Writing you obituary can be a powerful way to see how far you have come or how far you have to go in order to accomplish your goals before the big man above determines your time is up.
Many people will spend months if not years planing out all sorts of daily activities that get you absolutely no closer to the life you dream about. Few put much thought if any into their true personal goals. I am talking about goals that make you feel alive, and goals that drive you to wake up inspired to do something new, fun and exciting.
Take some time today to write your obituary. Frame it and put in over your desk as a reminder of how little time we have to achieve our goals.
Here is an obituary example to follow. Once complete wake up every day and make tiny decisions daily to get you closer to achieving your life goals. This is the single most powerful document I have created in my life. You will be amazed at the results. Once you have your life vision in place join the Zerkers community, we are all hear to help to help and inspire one another to live life to the fullest.
Jon Christian Jervert, 105, Husband to Jennifer, Father to Amber, and Brendon, World Traveler and Entrepreneur
(Kit) Jon C. Jervert, Age 105, 5 Ocean Avenue, Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey died Saturday evening on his 55 foot live aboard sailboat after returning from a Surfing excursion with his wife, two children and grandchildren
An avid surfer, sailor, diver, snowboarder, guitar player and entrepreneur, Jon spent most of his life traveling and spending time with his family.
Jon was born in Red Bank, New Jersey in 1976 to Jon Carl Jervert and Claire Autumn Jervert and was brother to Karin Kristina Jervert born in 1980.
Raised in Rumson, New Jersey, Jon enjoyed spending summers on the beach and winters in the mountains. Some of his fondest childhood memories were long days at the cabana, sailing the Navesink river and taking road trips with friends and family. Jon attended college at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, New Jersey where he met his wife and received an Associate’s Degree in social science. He then spent a year at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL studying entrepreneurship served as the Vice President of the young Entrepreneurship Society and finished his formal education at Rutgers University, with a bachelor’s degree in Economics.
By age 35 after leaving his career in banking and finance Jon founded Zerkers a company which helped to inspire and empower thousands of individuals to follow their passion while living life to the fullest. He created transformational experiences and resources through education, extreme adventures and challenges which changed the lives of many.
Through Jon’s career, he created many successful business including an adventure travel company, a surf shop for fun, charter boat company and many others. He owned real estate in exotic locations including Costa Rica, which will be inherited by his wife and children. By the age of 40, Jon had the freedom to travel the world and retire taking regular surfing excursions and family trips. During his career as a business professional and entrepreneur, Jon gave back to his community, friends and family members.
Married 77 happy years to Jennifer Jean Jervert, and survived by two successful children Amber Autumn Jervert and Brendon Kai Jervert and grandchildren, Jon spend much time with his family and took pleasure is seeing them grow. Once his children were grown Jennifer and Jon sail and around the world enjoying many unique experiences. They lived comfortably in their Atlantic Highlands home overlooking the ocean when not traveling. In his lifetime Jon inspired not only his family, but many others to follow their vision and never give up. He always gave credit for his journey and success to a driving force, God and Jesus but could not have also done it without the support of his loving wife, family, and friends.
He truly “Lived life to the fullest, move mountains and overcame all obstacles and died trying.”