New Ideas for Discovering Your Life’s Purpose | Conduit for Self-Healing

Life is less satisfying if you can barely drag yourself out of bed to drive to a job you don’t enjoy. Unfortunately, it’s easy to take the well-paying job that doesn’t seem so bad at first. The years pass, and you receive a promotion or two. You buy a house, have kids, and it seems that you’ll be stuck in that job forever. On the other hand, living your life’s purpose allows your life to be filled with excitement and happiness. It’s possible to find your life’s purpose and earn a living from it, even if you’re past the age of 30. It’s never too late! Try these techniques to explore your life’s purpose: 1. Write it down. This method has been shown to be very effective. Find a nice, quiet spot, preferably outdoors. Take out a notebook and a pen. Write “My Life’s Purpose” at the top of the page and start writing whatever pops into your mind. If you find yourself thinking, “This is a dumb idea,” write it down. Did you think about how mad you are that the Rams blew it at the Super Bowl? Write that down, too. Ask yourself, “What is my life’s purpose?” Listen to the answer you receive. There might be a lot of mental garbage before you get to the good stuff. Continue asking until you get an answer that resonates with you. How will you know you’ve found it? You’ll feel some emotion, perhaps even cry. When a simple idea can make you cry, you’ve stumbled on something meaningful. 2. How would you spend the last year of your...