Purpose and Wellbeing

Expert reviewed on
December 13, 2023
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Why do you get up in the morning? While this question might appear trite at first, if you take the time to reflect on it and answer honestly, you may find it points directly at your life purpose.

We all have a need to find purpose in life. Some people find a way to express their purpose in their jobs, others look for opportunities outside their daily work. Regardless of how we do it, we all seek to find how we can best contribute to life.

To explore your purpose:

  1. Question yourself regularly about purpose
  2. Use the answers to find your unique way to contribute
  3. Don't ignore your spirituality--it can be a source of purpose
  4. Take the next step--move to action


Be fully alive!

Explore your purpose today.

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The quality of your life can be significantly impacted by your sense of purpose. Research has said that people who have a sense of purpose are more likely to be resilient, joyful, and healthy. They have a higher likelihood of living longer and forming deeper relationships.

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So, what is purpose? Simply put, it is a reason for living. It is something that gives your life meaning and direction. It can be anything from your career to your relationships to your hobbies.

There are many benefits to having a sense of purpose. For one, it can help you to cope with stress and adversity. When you have something to strive for, it can give you the motivation to keep going even when things are tough. Purpose can also help you feel more connected to others. When you are working towards a common goal, it can foster a sense of community and belonging.Take some time to reflect on your values and interests. What are the things that are most important to you? What do you enjoy doing?

By diving into these introspective inquiries, we can gain valuable insights into our passions and align them with our purpose.