What is the most challenging conversation you will ever have with yourself or anyone else? What are the questions mankind has been asking since the beginning of time? Well here they are! “Why am I here? What is my purpose? How will I know when I find it? What is the meaning of my life? What do I want from life?”
Regardless of where we are in life, at some point, these questions will be asked.
In my work as a speaker, trainer and coach, I have had the pleasure of working with business executives, families and young men and women who are just starting out in their careers and life. Without question the vast majority of these people struggle with the above questions.
So I decided that I would find a simpler way for people to begin their quest for purpose. After much reading, I decided that instead of asking people to find their life’s purpose (this question seemed to scare most people or at least create frustration) I decided to start asking them to determine what the Best Version of Themselves would be.
Now this seemed to provide visible relief to many who fought against the concept of defining their life’s purpose. Many though, still continue to battle against the foe of their destiny. So my search for a simple system of discovery continued.
Then it hit me! Why not just DECIDE on what your purpose is, instead of trying to FIND it?
All of a sudden, people were saying, “That is much easier! If I decide to choose my path, to follow the path that produces the most joy and contentment, I will be living a much healthier, happy and fulfilled existence.
That is exactly what our lives should be. Filled with love, health, happiness and fulfillment. A life of vibrancy and expectancy. A life lacking in frustration, worry, doubt and limiting beliefs.
I would suggest that you take some quality time to reflect on what inspires and motivates you. Journal the daily events that get you excited and what brings you bounding out of bed in the morning. Take time away from the daily grind to hang out in the classroom of silence and listen to the messages that perhaps you have buried in past memories.
Decide what you’re great at and love to do and now go and pursue it with all the passion you can muster. Life is too short to live in the shadows of someone else’s dreams. It’s time for you to step out of the shadows and grace the world with the light of your talents, gifts, vision and purpose.
Choose your path, don’t wait for it to find you! Be an adventurer who is purposefully choosing to live life with fervor and boldness. Say NO to mediocrity and YES to the life of a seeker! Choose greatness, you won’t regret it!
Ideas to Ponder: These and the above questions will help you CHOOSE your direction.
1. I love to ____________________.
2. As a child I wanted to ____________________.
3. My dream has always been to ____________________.
4. My biggest regret is that ____________________.
5. I choose to ____________________.
6. My passion is____________________.
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