Start to live your purpose and choose your destiny now. Don’t let life just happen to you. When you truly believe that you control your life rather than life controlling you, then you are free to choose your destiny. But, many of us spend years living as if life just happens to us. We live on autopilot, going through the motions without examining if how we live is truly how we want to live, if who we are is who we want to be. Let’s talk about how to start to live your purpose
In the words of poet William Henley, be the master of your fate and the captain of your soul. Live each day as fully as possible, growing into your highest self.
How to Live Your Purpose and Choose Your Destiny
Be a better you. Identify 5-8 core values that are important to you, and think about what those values look like. If a core value is kindness, consider the many ways you can manifest kindness in your life. Then, start to make changes in your thoughts and behaviors that help you live your values.
Learn from your mistakes. Every day, commit to your values and at the end of the day, monitor your progress. Yes, mistakes will happen, but you can’t let these derail you. Learn from your mistakes so that you don’t repeat them. You have to keep moving forward to reach your destiny.
Visualize how you want to live and who you want to be. Think about your future self. What do you look like? What are you doing? How do you live? Write a letter to your future self, answering these questions. Then, revisit that letter a few times a year.
Live Your Purpose Right Now
You may be a product of your history, but it’s important to remember that your past does not have to define your present or your future. You are not bound to be who you were twenty years ago, ten years ago, or even last year.
Life is a journey and so long as you are the one navigating it, you have the ability to steer it in the direction that you want. You can choose your destiny and live your highest purpose.
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