Episode 59-Defining Your Personal Purpose Statement
PURPOSE is staying PRESENT to the intersection🔀 of your
PLACE 🏠 and the
PEOPLE👨👩👧👦 in your life. It includes your
PAST 🔙 experiences and your current
PASSIONS 💖and living it will bring you
No matter who you are, the circumstances you’re in, or the life you find yourself living... you have a purpose!
Questions to get you started
What am I doing right now with my life? Does it make me happy? Do I feel fulfilled?
What do I keep gravitating toward? Is it different from what I am currently doing?
What did I like to do as a child? Do those things still bring me satisfaction? Am I dong any of them?
What interests me most right now?
What fills my soul?
What can I do well? What are my unique traits and strengths?
Brain Storming ideas for a personal purpose statement
Identify an influential person: Identify one person who had (knowingly or unknowingly) a positive influence on your life. What are the qualities you most admire in this person? What qualities did you gain from this person?
Define who you want to become.
Imagine it’s twenty years in the future. You have achieved all you ever hoped to achieve. What is your list of accomplishments? What do you want to have, do, and be?
Determine what is important to you today?
What are the ten things that are most rewarding to you today? What do you live for and love in life?
Gather your thoughts… are there themes that emerge?
Write a rough draft.
Come back in three days and refine your rough draft. Can you put it into one or two sentences?
Please share with us your personal purpose statement in the comments!