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5 Finding Your Place of Meaning, Passion and Purpose

If you don't know where you're going… Any road will take you there…

George HarrisonMusician, film producer

‘What's your purpose in life?’

I was attending a workshop in 2007, and the trainer had invited us to direct this question to the person sitting next to us. When I was asked, I trotted out something I'd come up with a few months earlier, but it no longer rang true. I told my partner, ‘That doesn't feel right; I have to be true to myself’. I tried several times to get my ‘pre-prepared purpose’ to fit, but each time it sounded hollow and empty. Finally, I approached the trainer and told him there was something wrong; that each time I spoke my purpose, it felt ‘off’. ‘I have to be true ...

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