- Key Takeaways
- A Meaningful Context for Life
- Perspectives on Purpose
- Purpose Hypothesis
- Your purpose exists beyond the realm of language
- Your interests, strengths, gifts, talents and passions point the way to your purpose
- What do you like to do that makes hours seem to pass like minutes?
- What are you good at? What do other people say you’re good at?
- What excites you? What about that excites you?
- Life is always urging you to live your purpose
- Expressions of Purpose
- Your purpose remains constant, but your understanding and expression of it change
- Life and Your Purpose
- Creating & Claiming Your Purpose
- How would you spend the majority of your time if you weren’t concerned about money?
- How would you spend the majority of your time if you weren’t concerned about getting (or keeping) other people’s approval or recognition?
- What would you do if you knew you could not fail?
- Imagine yourself sitting in a rocking chair at 99 years of age looking back on your life. What did (or didn’t) happen in that life that makes you feel like it was great?
- What are you sure you want included in your obituary?
Life Purpose Statement Creation Process
- Step 1
- Step 2
- Step 3
- Step 4
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In Activity 1, you reviewed your initial responses about the current state of your Five Aspects of Self, then projected yourself into the future 1 year, 5 years, 20 or 30 years, and to the final moments of your life to envision what has and hasn’t changed and how you feel about that. Below are your responses about this activity.
In Activity 2, you recorded a list of 100 things you want to become, acquire, or accomplish before you die. Below is your list and the insights you recorded about this activity.
In Activity 3, you reviewed and updated your answers about what your Five Aspects of Self would look like if your life was exactly how you want it. Your responses are shown below.
In Activity 4, you articulated your Ultimate Destiny by answering two questions:
What kind of person do I ultimately want to become?
What do I want my life to REALLY be about?
In Activity 5, you selected at least one of the Five Aspects of Self to articulate distinct outcomes for. Your responses are shown below.
What is your breakthrough outcome? The Big One that makes you the most excited and the most scared?