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Practicing intention

Intention is your inherent ability channel your energy and effort at will. It seems simple enough, but it takes a lot of practice to harness your innate ability to direct your attention at will. It takes practice and is a critical skill for the journey toward realizing your purpose.

Setting the intention to live with purpose meansdepicting an ideal future, and then living and working toward the realization of that vision.

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Getting clear about your purpose means relating with the sources of meaning, joy, and inspiration that exist within you. Defining your purpose is the work of being truly aware of what you love and what is most alive within you and then acting accordingly.

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Awareness simply means paying attention to the experience you are having as you are having it.

You can practice awareness of your own sense of purpose simply by taking the time to acknowledge the thoughts, emotions, and physical sensations that appear when you consider you...

Resilience is the cultivated ability to bounce back from adversity, adapt, and thrive.

Developing resilience is critically important to realizing your purpose because it allows you navigate the challenges you will certainly meet along the way. The good news is that resilie...

Even recognizing the fact that you may not be aligned with your values is the starting point on the path to full alignment with your purpose.

Acting in a way that aligns with our values can be difficult, because we easily lose sight of what’s most important to us when we g...

The qualities that lead to a strong sense of purpose are awareness, values, aspirations, and congruent behaviors.

To activate them, the process looks like this: use awareness to connect with what’s alive within you; intention, to visualize your best life; alignment, t...

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