Who am I? Why am I here? What’s my motivation? What is my ‘Why’? These are all purpose-related questions most of us will struggle with at various stages throughout our lives.
What is purpose and why is it important?
Purpose is “the reason anything is done, created or exists”. Everyone has or needs a purpose, otherwise we are just flopping around with no true sense of direction or meaning to our lives. However, defining our purpose in meaningful terms can be a major challenge.
We quite often hear the term, “find your purpose”. Every time I hear this I want to respond, “I didn’t know it was lost”. But in reality, it wasn’t lost because in order to be found it had to exist. Therein lies the difficulty for many people.
“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.” – Lewis Carroll
Why having a purpose is so important:
- Drive and passion.
- Achieve success.
These are just a few of the things that come to mind when we consider why having a strong sense of purpose is so important. Continue reading…