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Finding Purpose

Finding Purpose

You’re never going to find any level of purpose by sitting there and thinking about it. The jury is out. You find purpose through your actions. It unfolds as you stop taking a passive role in your life.

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What happens if I pursue the wrong path?

stop worrying about this idea that you’re going to “waste time” by pursuing the wrong path. You’re already doing nothing by staying suck in the same spot

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You try to make your future self happy. But, the problem is, you can only use the knowledge of current you to make decisions for your future self. Your future self might have different tastes, beliefs, and interests.

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Educator, Coach, Life Long Learner. Curious and devoted to self improvement.

Your purpose can evolve with you if you allow yourself to believe you are always evolving and capable of way more than you ever imagined.

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