“What’s my life’s purpose?” is one of the questions I’m asked most frequently from readers and those I do intuitive readings for. I believe we all know the answer to this question, deep down inside. But we doubt ourselves, wonder if it’s the right thing to do, or feel confused about our options (or supposed lack thereof).
Usually when someone, “What’s my life purpose?” I know there is an underlying question in there somewhere. Something like:
- What career would I be best suited for?
- Would it be a good idea to quit my current job to pursue my passions?
- Will I be financially secure if I become self-employed?
- What’s my true passion that will bring meaning to my life?
- What are my innate skills and talents?
- Is it in my soul contract to win the lottery in this lifetime? Oh please oh please oh please oh please say yes!
We all want to make sure we’re on the right path (though there is not really any wrong path, is there?).
How can I be sure I’m living out my life purpose?
Well, for starters, you’ll wake up in the morning feeling excited about your work. Doors will open up easily for you. (I don’t mean literally, unless you’ve been hitting the gym!) You’ll experience synchronicities that validate what you’re doing. There will be lots of signs – both in the form of gut feelings (otherwise known as your intuition) and the feedback you get from the outside world – that will let you know if you’re on track and living out your purpose.
Questions to ask and find your purpose in 5 minutes
A good way to get to the bottom of what lifts you up is to ask yourself these questions. Sit down with a pen and paper (or your computer), and answer the following:
- What gets you fired up?
- What can you talk about for hours if you have a receptive ear?
- What are you naturally good at, what comes naturally that helps others?
- What lifts you up like nothing else can?
- What are you naturally good at, without really “trying” hard?
Have an answer? That’s your purpose. It can be one specific thing, or many. Probably many. My purpose is writing, caregiving, advising, and singing karaoke. Okay, I jest on the last one, but I do love karaoke!
If you’re just really wishy-washy on the subject and you’re just not sure WHAT your purpose is, then ask yourself what it is you would be most devastated that you didn’t get to do before you die? What would you feel crushed if you never got to experience or do or give to/share with the world? There’s your answer.
If you’ve already determined your purpose(s), but are on the fence about sharing your gift(s) with the world, now is the time to do it. If you keep waiting for the “right time” to pursue your passion and purpose, I’m here to tell you that now is as good a time as any to set the intention & get the wheels turning on manifesting a career path that is in alignment with your life’s purpose. What are you waiting for?
Still not sure?
Even if you’re pretty sure you’re on the right path, an intuitive reading can help you verify if you’ve found your purpose. Or help you identify what it is if you’re not too sure. If you would like a soul contract reading to learn about your soul purpose, send me an email! I specialize in connecting with your guides to open up that tome – your personal Akashic Record – to find out what lessons you’re here to learn and where your strengths lie and…how to use them!
An important reminder
Something important for all of us to remember is that no matter what your individual life purpose is in this lifetime, we are all here to experience, live and teach love. Whether you’re an accountant or a nurse, an editor or janitor, virtually all careers offer opportunities to teach love in one way or another. And if you don’t think your career is helping you live out your soul purpose, there are other ways to do it! Volunteering, letting your creativity out on evenings/weekends, even online by sharing your light on a blog or message boards.
How do you live out your soul purpose? Let us know!