The Meaning of Life

Rustie
2 min readFeb 23, 2024

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Another Step Towards Purpose

The meaning of life is a quest that often eludes a definitive answer due to its subjective nature. With countless opinions and personal definitions, it remains a unique journey for each individual. Certain aspects of life, like true love and self-discovery, transcend mere words, making them deeply personal experiences.

Adding Perspective: Some argue that the pursuit of understanding true love and one’s true self embodies the meaning of life. What are your thoughts on this perspective? Reflect on your own understanding and share your insights.

Discovering Your Purpose:

  1. Brainstorm:

Engage in quiet self-reflection to brainstorm ideas about your true purpose. Initial attempts may not reveal it, but this process can lead you to a realization that truly resonates with your heart.

2. Activities and Hobbies:

Reflect on your favorite activities and hobbies. Can you transform any of them into a life’s purpose? Avoid the fear that pursuing a hobby intensively may make it mundane; true purpose transcends such concerns.

3. Skills and Intelligence:

Explore your skills and abilities. Consider pursuing areas where you excel, even if it diverges from conventional perceptions of intelligence. Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences theory may provide valuable insights into diverse forms of intelligence.

4. Happiness:

Evaluate your current life situation and gauge your happiness. If content, you may be on the right path; if not, identify the sources of unhappiness and take proactive steps to address the imbalance.

5. Regrets:

Release regrets, as they seldom serve a positive purpose. However, use them as a catalyst for self-discovery. Identify regrets that can be rectified, fostering positive changes regardless of age or circumstances.

6. Religion:

For those with religious beliefs, delve into your faith’s teachings on life and meaning. Seek guidance from religious texts or spiritual advisors to gain deeper insights.

Follow Your Bliss:

To simplify the journey? Discovering your purpose and defining the meaning of life: follow your bliss. By aligning with your true passions, you embark on a path that leads to both self-discovery and a personalized definition of life’s meaning.

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Rustie

Rustie shares her personal journey through severe poverty, rape, abuse, & homelessness in a light-hearted way. Her radio Show: blogtalkradio.com/rustie