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How to Identify Your Life’s Purpose

Updated: Aug 20

Finding your life’s #purpose is a journey of self-exploration and the process of unshackling ourselves from what is preventing us from living it.

For some people, they know their purpose from the very beginning. But this is not how it is for the majority of us. We are going to spend a lot of time doing things we know we aren’t meant to do and in the back of our minds, we will know there is something better.

Keep reading to get started on finding your purpose and making it a reality.




Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

One of the best things you can do to bring you closer to finding your purpose is getting out of your #comfortzone. You’re going to have to #trynewthings you have been too afraid to do. You never know what it is exactly that is going to click for you, or make you think of the thing you’d rather be doing.

Sometimes we need to go through the monotony in order to understand what it is we shouldn’t be doing and what our #realpurpose is. But doing this can waste valuable time.

There is a lot of power in #dreams. It’s like the compass of our heart. It points towards where we need to be and what scares us the most. Usually, the thing that scares you the most is what you need to be doing.

Free Yourself from Outside Influences

Outside influences could interfere with this process. A lot of people live their whole life being told what to do and what should be important to them. You might be told you need to #focus on making the most money, getting the most prestige, or even following in the footsteps of someone else.

To live outside of these walls, you need to #bebrave. Breaking from these outside ideas is a hard thing to do. These ideas often come from the people we love the most and want to avoid disappointing at all costs.

If this sounds like you, then you should think of it this way. This person probably tells you these things because they want the best for you. But only you know what’s best for you and what life would make you the happiest.

Listen to your gut and #freeyourself.

Envision a Perfect World

What does this world look like? What are you doing in it? For some of us, this world has nothing to do with our careers or lofty #goals. A #perfectworld could be as simple as surrounding ourselves with the people we love, and that’s okay.

Maybe, you’re doing something in this perfect world that doesn’t pay a dime. If that sounds like you, then you should think about how much your #happiness costs. If you’re not willing to #sacrifice anything for it, then it isn’t your purpose.

Envisioning a perfect world is also a good way of thinking outside of the influence holding you back. Think about what is stopping this reality from coming true. Most of the time, you’ll find it’s the walls you put up around you.

Now, turn that vision into a plan. Mapping it out will show you what you want is possible and under your control. #Setgoals for the day, week, month, and year. Before you know it, you’ll be living in the world you dreamed.

Who do you look up to?

Is there a person you admire and wish you could be more like? Ask yourself what it is about this person you admire.

You don’t even have to want to do what they’re doing. The point is to find out what you want to see in yourself and what it is you value in life.

Having a #rolemodel is a great way to guide you towards your purpose. Sometimes, it’s easier to see in others what we are too afraid to see in ourselves.

You could also use this person as a roadmap. What did they do to get to where they are? How does this person think? What advice do they have to give?

Finding your purpose is one of those things that seems impossible to find before you know what it is, but when you find it, it’s going to seem obvious.


So, do you have a clear vision now of what you want in life? Do you need help planning your strategies for the day, week, month, or year? If so, talk to me, and let me help you figure things out.


About the Author

I am an award-winning mentor, author, speaker, and purpose-clarity coach. I love helping women find their purpose and live a fearless and fulfilled life.



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