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How To Discover Your Purpose In Life

There are so many people helping others discover their purpose in life. I struggled with that for a very long time. But the question is, why does someone have to teach you how to discover your purpose in life? Shouldn’t that be included when you were born? Well, guess what? The truth is that it is in fact already included and today you are going to discover how to know when your purpose in life shows up.

Discover Your Telos in Life

A telos (from the Greek τέλος for "end", "purpose", or "goal") is an end or purpose, in a fairly constrained sense used by philosophers such as Aristotle. It is the root of the term "teleology," roughly the study of purposiveness, or the study of objects with a view to their aims, purposes, or intentions.

Never mind the complicated Wikipedia explanation; however, I thought you might want to know everything about how to discover your purpose in life. In the end, it is your important life.

Telos or purpose has often also been described as “Your music inside of you”. It is the fuzzy warm feeling you get when you do something that expresses who you are and what you came here to do. It is the moment you feel complete and when time dissolves. There is no human being who has not felt it before.

Holding You Back

If you have felt it before and you already know what it is, then why are you still asking how to discover your purpose in life? Because you have one enemy to defeat, the person you see in the mirror.

Maybe you had a great voice or a talent that you just wouldn’t show; afraid of what other people might think of you. Maybe you were just afraid of being in the spotlight and seen by everyone. Maybe you thought you weren’t good enough to begin with and you criticized yourself too much for not being perfect. Maybe someone told you, you just weren’t good enough and you stopped pursuing what made you happy.

Maybe this maybe that, but the question is….

What Are You Doing Now?

Do you have a job that you do to survive? Do you come back home tired and exhausted and just want to eat and go to sleep hoping you can skip everything until the weekend? If you are not doing what you love to do after you come back from work and you are not pursuing anything else then you have to wake up and realize that you might die with the music still playing inside of you.

The Fears That Are Holding You Back

Fit in here and fit in there. Fear is killing thousands upon thousands of dreams. Have you ever asked yourself who you are afraid of? Have you ever thought about who might be criticizing you? People who aren’t playing their music are! People who are ignoring their purpose! Even though every one of those people would love to be free and be able to play what is inside of them. But crazy is the last thing we want to be called, even though the whole thing is crazy if you think about it.

Are you religious? “Doing what I love to do is selfish and doesn’t serve anyone.”

If you have any kind of belief about what you should do as a human being on this earth then please drop those limiting beliefs right now. There is nothing you should do at all. The only thing that should be important to you is following your purpose and your energy for your own good and for the good of everybody else. You have to follow what you love to do.

There is nothing more important than playing the music inside of you. You could never be more important to the world if you decide to do something instead of following your purpose. Because the only way you are going to make a change to this world is when you follow your purpose. This is the most valuable gift you can give to this world.

And remember, the only way you can make a change in this world is when you change yourself. Don’t try changing anyone else but yourself, this is truly the way how we can make this world a better place. And if you decide to follow what you love, you will have more to give than you could ever give.

How To Play

I believe every single human being is a genius at something. YOU have been gifted with a talent and the only thing YOU have to do is follow that energy and purpose and practice to let that genius come out.

You don’t have to ask what it is, you don’t have to find it, and you don’t have to look for it. How to discover your purpose in life isn’t something you have to think about, it is something that you feel.

Deep inside you know already what it is. And you have experienced it already on several occasions. You just have to follow your energy. Remember the moments you felt complete? Remember the moments your whole body was telling you to move forward with an idea? The moments where time did not exist? Remember those moments and you will remember who you are. And share this with the world.

Conclusion

Playing your music has nothing to do with anyone else. Playing your music is something that belongs to you and only you. It shouldn’t matter if anyone likes it. What matters is expressing who you are. And if you express yourself, there is one thing you can be certain of; it is that at the end of your life you will feel fulfilled. You might not get rich and famous, but what is money and fame without being rich inside.

Let me know your experiences with discovering your purpose and doing what you love to do. Let me know what is holding you and what you plan to do differently. Share and help other people overcome their fears. And if hits post was not enough food for thought check out my other post here.


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