This week we’re exploring purpose and what it means to have purpose in our lives. Purpose is the fuel that keeps the engine running through life and as soon as we give it up, we no longer have the energy to keep moving forward.
In this episode, I do my best to explain to you, why it is that you need to find a purpose in your own life, and I give you some tips on things that I’ve learnt about finding my purpose. My purpose in life is to inspire people to achieve more.
If you want something you’ve never had before you’re going to have to do something you’ve never done before. The first tip I have for you is to just go out there and try things. When we try anything and everything in life, can get a brilliant idea on the things that we don’t like, and more importantly you’re going to find something that you do in fact enjoy like did.
Listen to other’s suggestions. When I was in rehab, I used to speak to anyone and everyone that would listen to me. I had no shame whatsoever in talking to people about my problems, including depression. A suggestion came from someone that I should try snow sports with Disabled Winter Sports Australia. I gave it a go, which is what led me to Canada, which in turn formed my passion for helping people.
Do a strengths assessment. Knowing your strengths will help you live a more fulfilling and purposeful life. If we’re always playing to our strengths, we are going to be doing well in anything that we do. To have a strengths assessment done, visit: https://www.viacharacter.org/Account/Register
Live up to your values. Finding your purpose in life and being your authentic self is the best way to live an enjoyable life. Stay true to yourself and the people around you and you will be on your way to success.
Different cultures look purpose in slightly different ways, but all they're mostly saying in a roundabout way is that we need to have a reason to be on this planet.
Watch this really interesting video about Japanese philosophy called IKIGIA. IKIGAI is how the Japanese find their purpose!