Do you have a vision for your life? Do you know the one sentence you want others to tell about you when you are gone? Continue reading
I can’t wait to turn 40 in two weeks. It may sound a bit unusual, but that’s how I feel. I loved being 20, 30 and 35, but being 40 feels now like the most natural thing in the world. Continue reading
If I asked you what your life purpose is, would you have an answer? This is one of the most important things to figure out in life, and the sooner the better. Only when we know our purpose we can live our life in a way that makes the best use of our energy. Continue reading
I spent 14 years in the audit profession, even though this had never been my goal. Was this the right path for me? What I wanted at the beginning was 1 year of great work experience. My next goal was to start a family and enjoy a maternity leave. Things didn’t work out quite in this way… Continue reading
My brother is a Zen Buddhist. His wife is a Catholic. I believe in the Creator. When the three of us discuss the purpose of life, we have seemingly different ideas. But lately I realized that on a deep level, we share similar understanding of this topic:
- We all have a purpose. We are born to fulfill certain tasks on Earth.
- We may not be consciously aware of our purpose, but at any given moment, we are either serving our life purpose, or not.
- Not being aware of our life purpose doesn’t mean that we are actually not serving it.
- It is important to discover our purpose, otherwise we often get “stuck”, unhappy and disillusioned about life.