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How to Find Your North Star

Following Your North Star

Following Your North Star
  1. You’ll develop the ability to overcome obstacles, as you’ll be fixated on your end goal and won’t allow small things to keep you from it.
  2. Switches you from a carefree attitude, that makes you drift through life, to a driven attitude, that leads you towards your destination.
  3. Having a greater goal compels you to break it into smaller and more manageable goals, making it more achievable.
  4. Research shows that having a life purpose increases confidence, energy levels, health and lifespan.

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How to Find Your North Star

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Your North Star

It’s a life purpose without which you’re lost in life. But, if you do have one, you’ll have a guiding light that keeps you firmly on track for fulfillment and success.

Having a North Star makes you passionate, energetic and goal-oriented in life

Following Your North Star

  1. You’ll develop the ability to overcome obstacles, as you’ll be fixated on your end goal and won’t allow small things to keep you from it.
  2. Switches you from a carefree attitude, that makes you drift through life, to a driven attitude, that leads you towards your destination.
  3. Having a greater goal compels you to break it into smaller and more manageable goals, making it more achievable.
  4. Research shows that having a life purpose increases confidence, energy levels, health and lifespan.

5 Tips To Find Your North Star

  1. Ignore and change self-limiting thoughts and behavioral patterns.
  2. Ask yourself what you love to do and how would you spend your time if money was no concern.
  3. Remember the dreams you abandoned and the things that brought you the most satisfaction when you were a child.
  4. Dwell on the above questions until you find the answers.
  5. You’ll instinctively know when your life purpose has been revealed to you. It will feel right to you, and it’ll also excite you to begin taking action.

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It takes more than just passion

Make sure that you’re actually good at what you do. 

Ask yourself if you’re willing to put in the hard work and if there is a market for you to tap into. Even if it’s just t...

How can you make something better

Let’s say that your passion is playing the guitar. What void can you fill in that marketplace? For example, if you can repair guitars and realize that there isn’t a repair shop anywhere else around, that could be a business opportunity.

You also need to ask yourself how you can make the industry better.

Ways to monetize each passion

Think of all the various ways that you can actually make money off your passion. This may include:

  • Selling an actual product.
  • Sharing your knowledge about your passion by blogging, writing books or filming videos. 
  • Offering advice as a consultant in anything from accounting to gardening.
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