Work & Career / Identify and develop your purpose to make sure you live a life of no regrets.
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December 12, 2017
Stop living your life on other peoples terms, don't live a life of regret. Make the change and step into a life of meaning and contribution!
Deep down we are all looking for a purpose. We are all looking for connection and meaning. We want to know that we are contributing to something meaningful and that our very existence on this blue dot has meaning.
But that idea has been hijacked by the modern world where we are sucked into the consumerist society and the Hedonic treadmill that ultimately leads to living a life of regrets.
“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”
Victor Frankl’s experience was an extreme one for sure. A survivor of the holocaust he had first-hand experience as to the importance of purpose for survival.
His observation was clear, those that survived the extreme conditions that he was subjected to were the ones that had something to live for.
It is hard and messy to compare any experience like his to where you are now, however as a species we are certainly on the cusp of having to think about our collective survival.
Over this course explore what is stopping you from finding your purpose, work out where to start looking for it and finish off by gaining some clarity on how you can express purpose and meaning in your life.
Why do I need a purpose?
A purpose is an antidote to much of the ills of modern life. Depression, anxiety, stress, in particular, are easy to dispel when you have a purpose. Beyond that living a life of purpose has many benefits: