How to Find a Meaningful Purpose

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Step 1: Know the difference between a meaningful and non-meaningful purpose.

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

1.2 The Four Levels of Motivation

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“It is inevitable that life will be not just very short but very miserable for those who acquire by great toil what they must keep by greater toil.”

“Most of my life, one of my main motivation was desire: seeking personal gratification through success, wealth, and pleasure…In the last seven years, it’s been more duty and love…And there’s an amount of happiness I’ve never felt before until I reached practicing duty and love. I remember I was never able to fall asleep at night until about 7 or 8 years ago without an hour or hour and half of just anxious anxiety, stress, concern, worry. And when I shifted from seeking personal gratifications to being motivated by a mission and love and gratitude, I started to fall asleep within minutes.”

Step 2: Self-reflect to learn more about yourself.

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Step 3: Experiment with purposes to confirm if they resonate with you.

Step 4: Find meaning in whatever you are doing now.

“You can’t find positivity in everything, but you can find meaning in everything.”

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