Posts tagged April 2018
Find Your Purpose by Setting Goals for Your Passions

Setting goals…its a topic I love to talk about and one that people love to learn about.  There are countless articles, books, etc. about setting goals to get further in life, make more money, or to lose weight.

But what about the things in life that light us up?  For some, that’s one in the same with what they get paid to do, but for others (i.e. most of us), we put our hobbies and passions on the back burner because we’re so busy with our jobs, families, or other adult responsibilities.  We relegate these to ‘someday’.

But, our passions are the things we need to make time for in our lives.  In fact, I don’t see why we shouldn’t also be making goals for those passions!

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PURPOSE: What to do When Your Career Isn't Enough

In America, our careers define us.  

Whether we’re making small talk at a party or on a first date, one of the first questions asked is ‘so, what do you do?’.  

What we do is part of our identity, but, unfortunately, for so many people, what they do for a living is not in alignment with their gifts, desires, and interests.

It’s not easy to find a job or land a career that meets that criteria because most of us haven’t spent the time to understand what we need in order to have a fulfilling job.

Also, for many people, they see work as just a means to an end: a paycheck, and if they’re lucky, good benefits.

Some people were lucky and embarked on a career they find rewarding. But, for many of us, we’re not so lucky.

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How Finding Your Purpose Gets You Unstuck

“What am I supposed to do with my life?”

Sounds like a question a 20-year-old college student would obsess over, right?

Maybe they do, but I doubt they lose any sleep over it the way someone with 20+ years of life experience post-college!

For most of us, we did what we were supposed to do, or what seemed like the best options for a successful life, at the time.  But, unfortunately, for many, it doesn’t turn out to be a path to a fulfilling and rewarding life.

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Purpose, Passion, and Callings: Finding Yours and Changing Your Life

Do you ever wonder why you’re here?  Or, how you’re supposed to make a difference in this world?  

You know you’re meant to be doing something worthy, something that contributes to society, something that allows you to go to sleep every night feeling good.  

Feeling meaningful.

Feeling fulfilled.

Ever felt like that?

If you have, trust me...you are not alone.

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