Having a clear answer to the question what is my life purpose is an essential part of real health and happiness.
When we find a life purpose which is greater than our individual survival, life takes on new power and meaning.
Knowing what is my life purpose also brings stress relief.
"A powerful antidote for stress and fatigue is whole heartedness – something you believe in."
Your purpose inspires your creativity so you can meet
your challenges with courage, and find ways to succeed
in spite of the difficulties.
When people have goals and a purpose which inspires them and stirs their hearts a magic enters their lives and life truly becomes worth living.
In this short 10 minute video Adam Leipzig shares a wonderful sequence of 5 enlightening questions to help you find your life purpose and joy.
Life purpose is different for different people. No one can really tell you your purpose. It is something you must discover within your own Self.
For some a life purpose might be:
We may have multiple goals, for the various roles we play in life.
Be flexible. Understanding of life purpose may change as we learn and grow.
So how do you find your purpose? Sometimes finding your purpose in life unfolds gradually. Allow yourself to dream.
Answering these questions might help expand and clarify your vision:
Sometimes, even if we ask these questions it still may take some time to fully discover what is my life purpose.
Developing patience helps ....start with today.
I like to begin my days with a simple question “God, how can I best serve you today?”
Then I listen inside and write down the thoughts which come. To learn
more about how you can do this, here is a fee PDF download of a
"How to Listen to God". (It will open in a new window.)
Study the lives of people you admire. What inspires you about them? Mahatma Gandhi’s purpose was to serve God and live truth … what’s yours?
When life feels more meaningful and purposeful, we naturally value it and take better care of it. So knowing our life purpose makes it easier to live a healthy lifestyle.
Healthy lifestyle choices are tools to help you fulfill
your real purpose in life.
Think of healthy lifestyle choices and other
stress relief techniques as useful tools. When regularly practiced they do help prevent stress. They are the essential building blocks that tend to support optimum well being.
But these habits are not an end in themselves.
Instead ask yourself, what is my life purpose?
What is it that I am here to do?
What is it that gives meaning to my life and joy to my heart?
Return to Stress Prevention with Health Lifestyle Choices for more ways to reduce stress.
For an overview of the many ways stress relief tips can increase your peace, health and happiness - visit to Gentle Stress Relief home page.