Forbes: Finding purpose doesn’t have to be complicated

Writing in Forbes, Nell Derick Debevoise noted that embracing a purpose can be more fun than people think.

She’s right. Too many of us think finding our unique purpose and living it out must be a complicated endeavor that requires lots of resources and strategic planning. But, Nell compared identifying a purpose to planning a party.

Purpose is not a new trend, and it doesn’t have to be complicated. Like a party, purpose is a simple, age-old concept, she wrote.

“You don’t need an expensive coach or marketing consulting to find your purpose. You just have to take the time to think about the activities, people, and outcomes that you get up every morning to support,” said Nell.

Identifying and pursuing your purpose is the way to true, deep satisfaction. Research shows it also extends your life expectancy by seven years, among other significant physical and mental health benefits.

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