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6 Ways to Design and Discover Your Life’s Purpose

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By The Breatharian BloggerPublished about a year ago 5 min read
6 Ways to Design and Discover Your Life’s Purpose
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A life's purpose can be difficult to define. For some people, it may be to make the world a better place.

For others, it may be to help others in need.

Ultimately, everyone's purpose in life is unique to them.

Here are some principles on how to unpack your purpose in life:

1. Look inward

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You will never really understand what your purpose in life is if you always listen to the people around you.

It’s true that if you want something badly enough, you'll find a way to make it happen. The only thing stopping you is your own beliefs.

Looking inward will help you to get in touch with your true self.

It will help you to understand your strengths and weaknesses.

Most people live their lives looking outward.

By looking inward, you will be able to discover your life's purpose.

It will help you to find out what you are really passionate about.

Looking inward will also help you to become more self-aware and conscious.

2. Put Purpose Before Goals

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If all you're focused on are short-term goals, it will be hard to find your true passion or figure out your purpose in life.

Your goals should always be based on what you want to achieve. If they're not, you'll only feel temporarily satisfied and will soon start looking for something else.

Putting purpose before goals will help you focus on what is truly important to you.

It will also help you to stay motivated and inspired to make your dreams a reality.

Putting purpose before goals will also help you to better connect with your innermost desires and needs.

Lastly, it will help you to create a life that is more fulfilling and meaningful.

3. Pay Attention To What You Have

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Opening your eyes to an abundance mindset is like seeing the beauty and goodness in life all around you.

The fear will pass and abundance will come when you focus on what you have.

You will find joy and positivity instead of worrying that your life is a waste.

Your purpose will become an exciting journey instead of a stressful goal.

The little things are actually the big things in life.

Paying attention to what you have will help you to appreciate what you have been given.

When you appreciate what you have been given, you will be more likely to use it to its fullest potential.

When you live your life to its fullest potential, you will be more likely to discover your life's purpose.

Therefore, paying attention to what you have will help you to discover your life's purpose.

This all sounds very logical, but it took me years to realize this.

4. Take Responsibility For Your Own Life

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Accepting responsibility for your life means taking control of your life and your destiny.

It means making decisions based on what you want, not what others want for you.

It means being true to yourself and your values, even when it’s difficult.

It means taking risks and going after your dreams. It means being resilient in the face of setbacks and challenges.

It means having the courage to be who you are meant to be. It means living a life that is authentic and meaningful.

It means making a difference in the world. It means finding your purpose and living a life of purpose.

The only way to find true fulfillment is by creating your own life.

You have to choose what's actually right for you, and be aware of it in your heart and soul.

This is how to discover your destiny.

5. Consider What Makes You Joyful

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“Your vocation in life comes from where your greatest joy meets the world's greatest need.” ~Frederick Buechner

When you consider what brings you joy, you are more likely to identify your life's purpose.

Your life's purpose is likely to be something that you are passionate about and that brings you joy.

If you can identify your life's purpose, you will be more likely to lead a fulfilling and meaningful life.

Narrowing down your options by considering what brings you joy can help you to identify your life's purpose and focus on what is most important to you.

When you identify your life's purpose, you can begin to take steps to achieve it. Each new step we take towards our dreams becomes more and more satisfying.

One of my good friends told me, when you allow your passion to be your purpose it may one day become your profession.

You have lots of great skills and talents! Figure out which ones make you the happiest, and you may find a career that's a perfect fit for you.

Don’t believe people who tell you you cannot have both.

When you do things you love and that come naturally to you, it's easy to be successful and happy at the same time.

6. Be Flexible

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One of the most difficult parts of finding your purpose is letting go of previous habits that no longer serve you.

As you grow and change, your life's purpose is likely to change too.

Being flexible will help you to discover your life's purpose because it will allow you to try new things and explore different options.

It is important to be open-minded and willing to change course if necessary in order to find what truly brings you fulfillment.

There is no single path to success or happiness, so don't be afraid to experiment and follow your heart.

The more flexible you are, the more likely you are to find your true calling in life.

It may take some time to figure out what you're meant to do in life, but being open-minded will help you stay true to yourself while also growing your values.

Thanks for reading! I trust this taught you a little bit about taking the time to unpack your purpose in life.

It can be one of the most profound things you ever push yourself to do, and pays dividends like you would not believe.


About the Creator

The Breatharian Blogger

Here to inspire you on your journey. ✊🏾

Connect with me on IG @jromeshaw

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