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Mindful Leadership: The 9 Ways to Self-Awareness, Transforming Yourself, and Inspiring Others by Maria Gonzalez

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Chapter 5

Discovering Your Life Purpose

As human beings we are constantly asking questions. One of the deepest questions we ask is, “What is my life purpose?” At the root of it, we want to know why we are here. We want to know that all of our efforts in this life are not in vain—that our lives have meaning and purpose. However, most people have no idea why they are on this earth. Not knowing your life's purpose is not limited by socioeconomic group, level of education, age, gender, or culture. It appears to cut across all boundaries.

Most of the people I have worked with are searching for the same answers. When pressed, people usually will say they're here to be a good mother, father, daughter, son, sibling, friend, and so on. That they're here ...

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