To Be Happy, First Find Your Passion and Purpose

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To Be Happy, First Find Your Passion and Purpose

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If you want to live a happy, content, and fulfilled life, it’s essential that you learn how to find your passion and life purpose. Without this, your goals and action plans may not ultimately fulfill you. Everyone is born with a unique life purpose, and it’s your job to determine what your purpose is. Listed below are tips to help you find your life passion and true purpose.

Explore the Things You Love To Do & What Comes Easy to You

In order to find your passion and purpose in life, you can start by asking yourself two simple questions:

  1. What do you love to do?
  2. What comes easily to you?

Usually in life, when you love what you do, it comes easy for you. You definitely have to work and practice to develop your talents, but it should feel more natural like rowing downstream rather than upstream. In other words, work is required, but suffering is not. If you are struggling and suffering, you are probably not living on purpose.

Ask Yourself What Qualities You Enjoy Expressing the Most in the World

First, ask yourself, What are two qualities I most enjoy expressing in the world?

Second, ask yourself, What are two ways I most enjoy expressing these qualities?

If you are able to come up with a clear answer to both of these questions, you’ll find it much easier to locate what your passions and purpose is in life.

Create a Life Purpose Statement

Write a description of what your perfect world would look like. By writing this out, it will help you focus more on achieving you goals and finding your purpose.

Be Clear About Your Life Purpose

Once you are clear about your purpose in life, your mind will constantly focus on it and the how will constantly keep showing up for you whenever you need it. You were born with an inner guidance that tells you when you are on or off course by the amount of joy you are experiencing. The things that bring you the greatest joy are in alignment with your purpose and will get you to where you want to go.

Follow Your Gut

What if I told you that you have your own guidance system within you that can help you get from where you are in life to where you want to go? It’s called your inner GPS because it tells you how to get from point A to point B. When you get in your car and are heading to a specific destination, what is the first thing you input into your GPS? First, it finds your current location. Once it’s determined where you are, it gives you directions to where you are heading. Likewise, when you determine what your purpose is in life, your gut instinct will give you instructions to reach your destination.

When people find their passions and their purpose in life, it not only can cause them to become successful, but it also provides happiness. It is important to often think about where you currently are in your life, and what you want to do with your life. Then, think about where you would like to be and try to follow the steps listed above in order to get there.

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