There is no normal except the one universal standard that we are all human. We share the same space and want the same thing. Our essential human nature is to connect to that childlike joy and rest in the authenticity of happiness.
The Obituary Test is a tool to help you identify and ground yourself in your purpose — and helps you answer the question, “What is the purpose of life?”
Understanding your purpose is the starting point. It tells you who you are and why you exist. But where are you going? The purpose of a strategy is to define what needs to be done to accomplish some goal or objective.
Your purpose is important. We’ve heard and read about it ad nauseam .
But is it anything more than some self-help guru’s shtick?
The reason all of these successful people practiced journaling is because it’s a spectacular way to reflect on your purpose, values, goals, and passions — and bring them to life.
Practices like expressions of gratitude offer a number of benefits – including giving us power to break habituations and allowing our brain to release a feel-good surge of neurotransmitters, such as dopamine and nerepinephrine.