Finding purpose. This is something we hear tossed around a lot.
Unfortunately, the harder we seek to find our purpose, the further away from we get from our actual purpose in life.
For years, I underwent self-analysis in an effort to “find my purpose” in life.
Despite having looked at this problem for years, I never felt like I was any closer to discovering my true life purpose.
The problem with this approach is we often become too concerned with finding our purpose and stop focusing on what gives our life purpose in the first place.
For me, the easiest way to finding my purpose was to stop looking for it.
Spend less time seeking what gives you purpose, and spend more time doing what gives you a feeling of purpose.
Living a life of purpose is much like happiness, or success. These are all self-defined beliefs. Meaning you have to know how you define them before you can ever reach that definition.
So how do you define purpose?
Think about that for a time before answering this question, because the answer is going to be key in finding and living your own life purpose.
For me, a purpose driven life is adding value to those around me. Whether it is my family, friends, clients, or my even my dogs. The more I can help them live a better life, the more a feel a strong sense of purpose in my own life.