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Having a specific purpose gives us something concrete to strive for, which when achieved, provides us with a sense of fulfillment

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We get directions when we have a destination in mind

When we have a specific purpose, we get specific results. That’s an advantage of finding purpose in our lives.

We will see specific results because we have something to purs...

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In these instances, it is extremely difficult to see specific results. Narrowing and clearly identifying our intention directs us to attain very specific results because a purpose-driven mentality ...

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Identifying our purpose provides us with a mission

Selecting a purpose sets the scope, breadth, and depth of our mission.

  • It gives us a cause to champion; putting us on the offensive, helping us to recognize our potentia...

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Self-Esteem

With self-esteem, we are more likely to recognize the value of our purpose and not simply why we do it:

  • We start to realize its significance and effect on those ...

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Having a Specific Purpose Forces Us To Plan

Achieving our purpose is like going on the trip of a lifetime and doing or seeing that thing that you only fantasized about before.

We typically don’t set out without some d...

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If we don't know where we want to go, it's difficult to map out how we are going to get there.

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Planning does mean evaluating what we have and what we know
  • Planning does mean being detailed and direct about our long and short-term goals, as well as the exact end results we seek.
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Gives Us a Clear Vision of What We Are Attempting To Achieve

If we don’t know where we want to go, it’s difficult to map out how we are going to get there. Also, we often encounter detours in our travels. Similarly, we encounter detours in fulfilling...

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Provides Focus and a Sense of Control Instead of Chaos and Confusion
  • Identifying the specific purpose we are pursuing brings clarity to our situation. The comfort of knowing exactly what we are seeking and what our boundaries are put us in control of ou...

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Purpose is Specific

Purpose is NOT generic. It is a specific intention, cause, desire, or reason that drives us.

Having a specific navigating ...

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