How to Find Your Passion and Purpose

Most people abandon their New Year's Resolutions by mid-January. This often occurs because people make resolutions based on what they feel like they should want, rather than what they actually do want. In other words, their goals and resolutions aren’t in alignment with their purpose.

On this episode of Being Well, Dr. Rick and Forrest Hanson discuss how we can identify and pursue our purpose, and why it’s so valuable to have one in the first place. They explore questions and strategies that can help us develop clarity on what we find meaningful, what our core values are, and how we’d like to spend our time.

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Key Topics:

0:00: Introduction

3:00: Why spend time discussing how to have a purpose?

11:00: Nonverbal ways to establish yourself in your purpose

12:50: Ways to be flexible that make purpose accessible

17:45: Fresh starts help us retain freedom in the present

21:20: How to listen to yourself when it's unclear what you want

26:05: Getting feedback from others and abandoning doomed pursuits

32:10: Moving past the inner critic and fear of letting others down

38:10: Five questions to ask yourself

48:15: Soul work and sacredness

50:30: Doing what helps you look at things differently

54:10: Recap

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