Created by the Center for Spirituality & Healing and Charlson Meadows.

Develop Your Purpose Statement

Brainstorm several beginning phases and create one-sentence “draft” purpose statements for yourself.

to awakento energizeto create
to developto enhanceto inspire
to acceptto challengeto seek
to healto act uponto learn
to encourageto igniteto design
to helpto organizeto teach
to listento supportto empower
to ________to ________to _________

Choose one of the above statements and rewrite it in your own words.

My purpose is to…­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ ­___________________________________




Adapted with permission of Inventure-The Purpose Company (, 2013.

You can also download this exercise as a PDF.

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