Life Purpose Week 1: Creating a Menu of Meaning Opportunities (Purpose…
Life Purpose Week 1: Creating a Menu of Meaning Opportunities
Purpose trumps brief "meaningful" experiences
Meaning cannot be guaranteed
Psychological experiences in general cannot be guaranteed
Two phrases involving meaning
Make choices based on values, even if they may not become meaningful immediately. Make
As meaning investment continue to not bring meaning, they require your attention.
Values will not (often) change, but the way you fulfill them with meaning investments might.
to fulfill your purposes and values has its own rewarding feeling
Create Menu of Meaning Opportunities
Plan a few days that includes meaning opportunities, chores, and just leisure things
Pick and live a few of these days
At the end of the week answer:
How was the total experience for you? What transpired and what did you learn?
How hard or easy was it to create the menu of meaning opportunities? Were you surprised by any of the items on the list?
How hard or easy was it to create a day that included both regular things (like chores & relaxation) and meaning opportunities?
How hard or easy was it to live a day that included both regular things (like chores & relaxation) and meaning opportunities?
Did anything else about this process intrigue you?