How to Find Your Purpose: 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

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Fair warning: I don’t believe in discovering one all-inclusive purpose, one big achievement for which your entire life exists.

Instead, I believe in discerning what your purpose is right now. I’m certain that if you do that, you’ll be helping to make the world a better place.

So, how do you find your right-now purpose?

Ask yourself:

1. What did you like to do as a kid?

2. What would you do if you won the lottery?

3. Who and what are you jealous of?

4. What crazy idea won’t shut up?

Watch the video to find out how the answers to those questions can help you choose your next best step.

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  1. This is a cool and interactive fun post. I will only answer one of the questions because I don’t want to blow up your comment section with a long post. If I won the lottery I would start my own production company and make movies. Have an awesome day!
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  2. Amy says:

    I watched this a few minutes ago and my first knee-jerk reaction was, “read, read and nap, nobody, and I have no idea.” But I thought about it some more.
    1. Read and play in the dirt.
    2. Read, nap, and crochet. And watch a lot of Netflix. :P
    3. Creative people. Especially those that can make a living from their creativity.
    4. Find a way to work from home.

    Not sure what all that means for me, but at least it’s a start. Thanks, Britt!
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    • Britt Reints says:

      Glad it got you thinking!

      And I’d guess from your first responses that you’ve got a lot of obligations in your life right now and could use a break or some simplifying. Just a thought. ;-)

      • Amy says:

        I’m constantly trying to simplify, but I can’t ever seem to get it simple *enough.* I’m a desert-island kind of girl, but there’s this thing called “real life” that gets in the way. :)
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