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Purpose in Life

God Speaks: Humanity's Call

Maria Portas | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion
Maria Portas

Humanity's Call on this life, is to get the whole place back to what it is meant to be! Where children are not suffering. Where people are being fed, and where we are all taking care of each and every person here on Earth.

God Speaks: The Reason We Are Here On Earth

Maria Portas | Posted 09.17.2014 | Religion
Maria Portas

There is a reason that we are all here in this world, and it is all about the discovery of your Self. Your Self, that very real part of you that is wa...

Are You Getting Your Purpose and Your Process Mixed Up?

Elizabeth McKenzie | Posted 09.27.2014 | Small Business
Elizabeth McKenzie

Figuring out your life's purpose -- what you came here to Planet Earth to do -- is a massively scary undertaking. In fact, it can turn even the most headstrong entrepreneur into a quivering, commitment-phobic mess. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Finding Your Purpose in Life

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

In order to feel more fulfilled and find the path to sustainable happiness, we follow our passions and purpose. But what is your purpose in life? I believe this is the question we ask over and over within ourselves.

Do You Want to Be a World Changer?

Maria Portas | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Portas

Everyone seems to think that for change to occur, it has to be something outside of us that needs to happen. That only someone greater than yourself can really make a huge difference in the world.

The Purposeful Life (Hint: Don't Wait for Retirement)

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.31.2014 | Science
Wray Herbert

I have several close friends who are contemplating retirement, and a few have been teetering on that decision for a while. They are not hesitating over financial worries, but more over quality of life issues. They want to be sure that the next stage of life is at least as rich and purposeful as their working years have been.

From Chaos to Transcending Purpose

Vic Strecher and Winston the Dung Beetle | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Vic Strecher and Winston the Dung Beetle

Vic Strecher: This is really exciting, Winston! My very first HuffPost post. Winston, The Dung Beetle: Don't you mean our very first HuffPost post. ...

Yes, You Do Have a Purpose

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 10.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

What the heck is purpose anyway? To some, the word lights a fire in their belly because they truly understand what it means to live life with a purpo...

Your Other Biological Clock: When Do You Start Pursuing A Life That Matters?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 09.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

The muddled message we then send is that our meaning in life comes from the work we do. While that may be true for some people, it's certainly not the case for many. Here are five ways to begin crafting more meaningful connections and lives.

What I Learned From Wayne Dyer

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman, MD

There is an invisible and infinite part of ourselves that knows our deepest purpose. Do what makes you feel amazing. And listen to the quiet whispers (or elbow nudges) of your heart. Your intuition and excitement will bring you in alignment with your purpose.

WATCH: Oprah On Finding Your Significance

Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living

A famed talk show host, philanthropist and the highest paid woman in Hollywood, Oprah Winfrey has undeniably left a mark on the world. And her hope to...

WATCH: Rick Warren On Fulfilling Your Purpose

OWN | Posted 02.20.2013 | OWN

After reading tens of thousands of letters and talking to people over the last 10 years, Pastor Rick Warren -- bestselling author of The Purpose Drive...

How To Tell The Difference Between A True Calling And A Whim

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 03.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

We're all put here with different personalities, passions and skills. If you feel called to make art, then you were put here to make art. If you feel called to write, record, build, design, speak or explore, then you were put here to do just that.

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.

Fighting With Purpose

Brandice N. Daniel | Posted 11.20.2012 | Black Voices
Brandice N. Daniel

Before leaving Drexel, I asked one last question: "Why do you do this?" "Because I have to live a life of service," he answered. Enough said.

Detach From Drama

Ginnie Love | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Ginnie Love

Detect and detach from the dramas of your life without delay and open your eyes to the world that lies beneath the surface of avoiding the true source of your needs. Stop procrastinating. You have been afraid of your own power for too long.

How To Live A Life Of Purpose

Stephen Cope | Posted 11.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Stephen Cope

I've been struck by the ordinariness of most of the so-called extraordinary lives we've studied. And the closer we look at "ordinary lives," well, the more extraordinary they appear. It's tough being a human being -- and I'm impressed by the courage I see in every single life I encounter.

Live For The Journey, Not The Destination

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

I am a huge proponent of figuring out one's purpose and living it fully. The part I have a problem with is the misconceptions people have about finding it and what they think it should be.

Are You Living on Purpose?

Marcia Wieder | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

Your purpose is not a big, burdensome, heavy weight that you "must" accomplish in your life; rather, it's a joyous expression of who you are.

Following The Path, Finding Your Purpose

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 08.12.2012 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

Now we need to find out what we love in life and work at it until it teaches us everything we have to learn from it, until we can give it back to a world in need of it more honed, more meaningful than ever.

3 Keys To Living The Life You Want

Dr. Jean Houston | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jean Houston

People are longing to finally feel fully alive and to fulfill their unique purpose in life. So then why is living a life of meaning and purpose so difficult?

Why Are We Here?

Patricia Rust | Posted 08.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Rust

Your time is now. Your place is here. It's up to you to figure out why you were chosen to be here, right where you are right now, and where you go from here.

Does A Calling Have To Be Religious?

John R. Coats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John R. Coats

The word "calling" is a noun that, not so long ago, referred to the singling out of an individual who'd been "chosen" for divine service. But that context is too small.

A Sense of Purpose In Life Reduces The Risk of Alzheimer's Dementia

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

A new report in the American Medical Association journal now compliments those findings in showing that simply having a sense of purpose in life can help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's dementia.

Confused About Your Purpose in Life? It's Simple.

Fawn Germer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Fawn Germer

It doesn't matter what you do for your job or where you are living or where you think you rank in society. What matters is what you do today to live and enjoy your life.