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purpose & vision

System: Focus: Purpose & Vision: SP Recommendations

Keep in Mind...
... Your Purpose won't be the same as anyone else's. Your Purpose today may not even be the same Purpose you have tomorrow. It's whatever life demands of you at a certain point in time. Your Purpose doesn't owe you anything; you are responsible for fulfilling your Purpose.

... A well-thought-out Purpose becomes the basis of a strong set of meaningful goals. Combined with your Values & Beliefs, it makes decision-making much easier and less stressful. In fact, if you have to write down your Purpose in order to remember that you need to do it, chances are it's not your true Purpose. You may need to dig a little deeper.

... FIND OUT WHAT YOU'RE PASSIONATE ABOUT AND DO IT! You don't need to "settle down and do something more sensible" in order to make a living.

Goal Menu
(For a well-rounded Purpose program, try to choose at least one item from each category)

FILLING YOUR ROLES

Visualize a person with ideal characteristics and actions for the role you want to fulfill. Try to be like that person.
Embrace your responsibilities. At all times, think "I owe it to my Purpose to..."
Work toward an activity that you consider "bigger" or more important than yourself or your life.

LIVING YOUR PURPOSE

Keep a Journal. In it, pretend you're having a discussion with whatever is standing between you and your Purpose.
Set 10-15 minutes aside for personal reflection.
Talk to people who believe in you and your Purpose.
At the end of each day, ask "what did I do today to work toward my Purpose?"
Talk with someone who knows and is comfortable with their own Purpose.

CONNECTING TO THE WORLD

Take an interest in someone else. Ask them sincerely about their life.
Perform a selfless, generous act.
Prepare your own meals.
Work in the yard or a garden.
Take a hike or a walk.
Sit still and enjoy the blessings that you're working so hard for.
Spend some face-to-face time with someone you enjoy.

BUILDING A VISION

Whatever comes up, make your first thought "what would I do if I knew I could not fail?"
Update your priorities.

 SPARKPEOPLE SPECIALS

Take a 60 second vacation and become mindful of what you're doing.
Make something with your hands.
Every morning, ask "what will my contribution be today?"

 
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·Be there for someone who needs it

·Perform random acts of kindness


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