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Finding Your Purpose

You Bee You: Understanding Your Purpose in Life Through The World of Bees

Amy Eskind | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Amy Eskind

A word to the wise: The queen bee is a hot momma for sure, but mature queens are less productive. After a couple of seasons they lose their je ne sais quoi. Queens quickly become yesterday's news.

4 Steps to Finding Your Purpose

Jodie Rogers | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
Jodie Rogers

The fundamental problem is that your passion/purpose is not OUT THERE. You aren't going to find it by looking externally, but this is the first thing that everyone does.

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Bizarre Advice

Cal Newport | Posted 11.29.2013 | Home
Cal Newport

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWhy, we might ask, do we so easily accept the assumption that we're hard-wired for a specific economic pursuit?

4 Questions To Help You Find Your Calling

OWN | Posted 09.28.2013 | OWN

Bestselling author and creative visionary Steven Pressfield says every person knows what their true calling is -- it may just be buried deep down ins...

Your Secret Skill That's About To Change The World

Posted 07.03.2013 | OWN

Starting something new is always filled with uncertainty, but Nilofer Merchant, who's got more than a few reinventions under her belt, is here to help...

You Need A Better Story

Justin Buzzard | Posted 08.06.2013 | Books
Justin Buzzard

I've noticed that my tendency (and the tendency of everyone on the planet) is to solve stuck by doing something. We set new goals, write a to-do list, read a self-help book, and try to get un-stuck. Now, there's some merit to this. We certainly need to take action.

Kris Carr: Rethinking Your Sense Of Purpose

Kris Carr | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Kris Carr

Just thinking about "finding your purpose" exercises can make folks sweat and pace -- especially this time of year. Like it or not, we're at a precipice. We're being called to leap into new beginnings and all that jazz.

Can I Write for a Living? There's Only One Way to Find Out

Robyn Harper | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Robyn Harper

I got to thinking: LGBT teenagers need to be shown the bigger picture. They need to know they're not alone. They need to know that it does get better. They need to be shown the future, especially their own. So I wrote a letter.

How Are You

Ginna Christensen | Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact
Ginna Christensen

The poet David Whyte once said, "The soul would rather fail at its life than succeed at somebody else's. Below is an image of a woman unsure of ho...

The Gift You Were Born To Give

Arjuna Ardagh | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arjuna Ardagh

I've come to recognize the difference between "extrinsic" values and "intrinsic" values. Simply put, an extrinsic value is something that you've been taught to want.

Methods Man: How Do You Become What You Want?

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

Method manuals, when they are written from the heart, convey the power of authenticity. They move us to greater heights because they allow us to tap into our own power.

10 Steps To Realizing Your Purpose In Life

Oprah.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The one big question most of us ask ourselves is "What should I do with my life?" For most people, it's very difficult to answer. Use these simple sug...