Live a Purposeful Life

Words on a wall: What Gives You Meaning?

Why%20is%20Purpose%20Important_0_0.jpgHow can you live purposefully day to day? In his essay “A Year of Living Purposefully,” Richard Leider suggests two core practices: contemplation and activation.


Contemplation is seeking answers to questions about who you are, how you should live, and where you belong.

Reflective practices such as journaling, meditation, and guided imagery enable you to relax the mind and focus on the present moment, letting go of preconceived notions of who you think you are and instead becoming open and curious about what will arise.  

Below are some contemplative practices that you can try.