What is your purpose in life? Who do you want to be? What you do want to do? How do you want people to remember you? Have you every thought of that? This is what they call a mission statement in the corporate world. It is so important to have one because this will guide you in your choices, this will act as a frame of reference to see if you are living in accordance with your mission. A mission sounds a bit heavy but see it as the vision you have for your life. Everybody has one, however small it may be. Do you know yours?
Exercise for how to get to know your purpose.
Like with most things that involve personal development, the first thing you need to do is to take time for yourself. Sit down with a piece of paper and a pen and write down the following question:
What is my purpose?
Now, just start writing as much as you can. Every time there raises a question in your mind, write it down do the exercise over again. Questions might be: What does this mean to me? What do I mean by this? How do I see this? Why do I want this? etc. These are all questions designed to go past the surface of what you wrote down at first. There is something much deeper that is driving you. Now let's find out what it is! Are you ready!