Now we know that to live a life with purpose is living a life with meaning. You are working towards goals, using your gifts to do something that you are passionate about that adds value to your life or the lives of those around you.
“The two most important days in life are the day you born and the day you discover the reason why.” –Mark Twain
What happens if you aren’t one for goals? You may be wondering what the big deal is and why you should bother. The reality is there are several personal and health benefits to finding a fulfilling life purpose:
“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
It’s clear that defining your purpose leads to a healthier, happier, stress free you… and it makes sense because every day you are getting up working towards something you enjoy and believe in. If there is stress, it is stress that is offset by the outcome achieved. Every day you are adding value and by doing so you feel better about yourself. So what are you waiting for… grab a glass of wine and sit down for some much needed introspection because next week we look at HOW to identify your life purpose.
By Debbie Taylor