You’re holding down a job, taking care of your family, even getting ahead. But is it enough? Maybe you’re thinking, “Am I doing what I’m supposed to be doing?” Or “Is there something greater that I should be striving for?”
Many people go through life just doing what comes next without really thinking about why or for what purpose? But what if you could live a more meaningful and successful life?
Taking the time to work out your calling in life is not a luxury or an escapism. It is the key to living a purposeful life.
Think about it… what do you want in life? You want to have an impact that lasts beyond you, right? Do you want to leave a legacy for your family or community?
Humans are hard-wired to want to make meaning out of their lives and what they are doing. They are innately designed to desire fulfillment. Discovering your mission and defining your life goals can help you achieve a fulfilling life.
Here are some convincing reasons to do the work now and find your calling:
You will unlock your potential
Of course you want to be your best possible you. But how will you know who the best possible you is and what you are capable of unless you first know your life purpose? When you discover and align with your calling, you identify and identify and build on your talents.
What do you love to do? What is your passion? Chances are you’re naturally good at these things! Why not focus on your natural gifts and turn them into your greatest strengths?
Are you interested in finding out what are your strengths? Take the VIA survey of strengths HERE to help you uncover your greatest qualities.
You will create opportunities
By working out your life calling, you will open yourself to more opportunities than you thought possible. When you start living life intentionally instead of just going through the motions, you will discover a whole new mindset! You will begin to see ahead with clarity and direction and you will enjoy the synchronicity of meaning and fulfillment in your life.
If you are doubtful about this happening for you, think back to times in your life when things seemed to “fall into place” or you were “in the right place at the right time”. That is what the “magic” of living out your calling is like. Practice saying “yes” to the things that align with YOU and see where that energy takes you!
You will have an impact on the world
You have probably heard of the phrase, “Be the change that you want to see in the world”. This action starts with the first step of deciding to uncover and align with your life’s purpose or mission. When you choose to do what matters to you and what you feel good about, you will change things in your life and the world around you for the better!
Living a life aligned with your values and your purpose will always yield a positive impact in your family, your neighborhood, your city and even your world! When you live YOUR purpose, you start a chain of positive impacts by inspiring others to do the same!
So go ahead… start living out your calling today! Take the VIA survey HERE to find out your strengths so you can unlock your potential, create opportunities and impact your world!