Have you ever wondered why you are on Earth or why are you alive? It may sound strange, however, this is quite a profound question. Finding purpose in life can be challenging yet essential. If you haven't found your purpose, you might be missing out on something where your true potential actually lies. A personal sense of purpose is more of a why than less of a specific end goal. There must be a lot of questions in your mind, but don't worry. We are here to help you answer all the questions.
Learn the Lesson on Happiness
You must have heard the saying that; happiness is your choice. Yes, it is true, and anyone can practice it. The truth is you can overlook what you have been taught, whether to be happy or unhappy, as things are not perfect. I want you to stay calm and happy while dealing with situations.
Know Your Talents
Discovering your talents will help you explore meaning in your life and find your purpose. Below are a few questions that will help you discover underlying talents you have:
Things you do naturally?
When is the time you feel the best?
In what way do you love yourself the most?
Do you know when you feel abundant and when you feel phasing out?
Help Others or Volunteering
Helping others always make you feel good and gives you some sense of purpose. Giving time, helping someone financially or helping them out in any way will give you meaning in life.
Do Something Different
The COVID pandemic has significantly changed our life. Masking and social distancing policies became the norm while businesses, schools and offices went quiet. All in this, you might be stuck in a routine where you don't think you have the time for yourself.
So encourage yourself to do something different and realize that you're missing out on some of life's experiences that matter to you the most. Trust me; you will enjoy the time!
Do Something You've Always Wanted To Do
Think of anything you always wanted to do someday? The time has arrived, my friend, because you're going to do it now.
Step 1. Identify your 'thing'.
Step 2. Go and do it.
I don't think this is an impossible two-step process for you; if it is, start investing yourself towards saving, learning or doing whatever it takes to make it happen. But don't forget the first step!
Turn Your Hardships Into Healing For Others
Of course, finding purpose is not a cup of tea; it's something we need to feel. That's why it can grow out of our own and others' suffering. Sometimes, another pain can lead us to purpose.
Cultivate AWE, Gratitude, and Altruism
Certain emotions and behaviours promote mental health and well-being, further fostering the purpose. An experience of awe makes us feel connected to something. Children and adults who count their blessings are much more likely to contribute to the world beyond themselves. While, those who engage in more altruistic behaviours, like volunteering or helping someone, have a greater sense of purpose in their lives.
So these are the simple tips you'll need to learn how to find purpose in life. The question that remains unanswered is; the importance of "meaning" in life. We are the only ones with the biggest quest to find the meaning and purpose of life, and it can be defined as the core of our experience and whatever we do. Our existence is highly dependent on meanings through a sense of purpose which makes life worthwhile.
The meaning of life differs from man to man. What matters is the meaning of a person's life at a given moment, a quality not only of a situation but even of life as a whole since life is full of unique situations. As we have learned, one must have a purpose to know the meaning of life. Continuing with this, let us understand why finding your purpose is important?
I have been through many who live their lives without a purpose. I strongly recommend finding your purpose to have a meaningful life. I have mentioned below the importance of finding your purpose and how it can help you improve the quality of your life:
I believe you clicked this post because you were intrigued and wanted to reconsider and know more about your life's purpose. You can connect with me, Vineet Tandon, India's one and only musical motivational speaker.