I get this question all the time. “How do I find my purpose?” Some people find their purpose in a fight. In a mission. In a cause… Brandon explained that the people who join these radical groups, or any group, were probably suffering in life. And they wanted to fill a hole. They wanted what any human wants: a feeling of belonging. That’s the powerful force pulling them in.
Do lots of things. See what you love. Do the things you love again. Don’t do the things you don’t love.
Trying to change someone is deadly to an intimate relationship.
Star Wars gave me destiny. That sounds stupid. Like I’m a four year old. I don’t care.
Cut the toxic people off your life, they just don’t deserve to be there to witness your success and achievements.
Conversely, whether or not you look like you have your life together, or need help, sinks rather low on the totem pole of significance.
You are not your past and you certainly are not your future. Who you are today is far from perfect but also, exactly the person you are meant to be right in this moment.
Over a number of years I have interviewed a wagon load of people for positions, mainly for office jobs. You meet all kinds of interesting characters when you are trying to find your new favorite employee.
The pain of regret is WORSE than the pain of rejection. When you look at it like this, it should make what you need to do right now clearer.
Amidst all my soul searching, the only question I didn’t seem to ask was, “How did I get here in the first place?”