I’d like you to take a moment to reflect on your current relationship with work.
Do you love it, hate it, or somewhere in-between?
Do you leap out of bed every morning, excited about going to work, or do you feel anxious at just the thought of it?
Do you just go through the motions, sometimes liking what you do, yet other times feeling unmotivated?
Most importantly, are you doing work you love, work that speaks to your soul and ignites your passions?
The last question is the most important. If you answered yes, congratulations! You are among a very small number of people in the workforce. According to Zippia, only 20% of Americans describe themselves as being truly passionate about their work.
If you are not in that group, you are robbing yourself of a life of meaning, joy, abundance, and connection.
I wasn’t in the “truly passionate” group for much of my tech career. I had great jobs and generally liked the work, but it didn’t hold a lot of meaning for me. It definitely didn’t speak to my soul. I felt like something was missing and I was supposed to be doing something else.
Deep down, I knew I had a special mission for my life, a reason for being here, but I didn’t know what it was. After many years of feeling unsatisfied, I went on a journey to find the answer to the question “Why am I here?”. This is when I learned about my unique life purpose.
In this post, I share what a unique life purpose is and why it’s so important to not only know it, but to put it into action.
Unique Life Purpose - What is it and Why is it Important?
We each have a unique life purpose. It’s the mission we are meant to carry out during our lifetime. A life purpose may focus on things like career success, healing others, expressing creatively, focusing on family, standing for something, and overcoming adversity. Our unique life purpose is always loving.
Our life purpose is ours and ours alone; others can’t tell us what it is and how to live it. It enables us to grow in the ways we need to for our soul growth, and it allows us to serve others in the manner that brings us the most happiness. Living it will always bring us joy as it allows us to bring our passions, innate gifts, and special talents to the world.
If you are feeling dissatisfaction, anxiety, or any other negative feelings about your career, then it’s a pretty good indication that you are not aligned to your unique life purpose. You are missing out on why you are here and the specialness of who you are.
When you embody your life purpose, you will feel great, thrive financially, and experience harmony with others. There is less struggle because you are not pushing against the natural flow of life. You are living as your authentic self and will easily attract the people and circumstances you need to live out your purpose.
Discovering your unique life purpose is probably the most important step you can make in life. After all, you spend 90,000 hours, or 1/3 of your life, at work! Shouldn't you then invest in the time and effort to discovering the work that you will love?
Discovering Your Unique Life Purpose
Discovering your unique life purpose on your own can be an arduous and time-consuming task. It was for me. I did it all. I read self-help books. I took surveys. I reflected on my past interests/likes/dislikes. I assessed my skills and my talents. All to no avail. Ideas came into my mind, and I tried to implement a couple of them but always without success.
Months and years flew by as I tried to home in on my unique life purpose. My desperation and frustration grew larger until I realized I was going about it all the wrong way.
I learned that while our mind is an excellent tool to help us navigate our physical world, it can’t give us our unique life purpose. Our unique life purpose comes through our heart, not our mind. The fastest way to discover our unique life purpose is by connecting to our soul, the only authority on who we are and why we are here.
Knowing our unique life purpose is not enough. To really experience it, we need to align ourselves to it and embody it. We need to "be" it so we can easily manifest it. This requires clearing out a lot of non-loving consciousness we may hold that does not serve us or our purpose. And this is a process that can take decades to do on your own. This is where Life Energy Coaching™ energy transformation programs come into play.
Life Energy Coaching™ energy transformation programs are truly unique, fast, and effective tools for discovering, aligning to, and embodying your unique life purpose. Working with a certified life energy coach, connection is made to your soul. You learn who you are and discover (or confirm) your unique life purpose. Blocks and barriers (aka the non-loving consciousness) to living out your life purpose are identified and removed.
As your life energy becomes aligned to your unique life purpose, you will begin to attract people, events, and circumstances needed to experience your life purpose in the most ideal way for you. Staying connected with your soul will help you make the right moves as you pursue your life purpose in the way that is best for you.
How fast were the Life Energy Coaching™ energy transformation programs? In less than 6 months, I learned my true unique life purpose and I was on my way to making it a reality. All the years of frustration looking for answers, were now behind me.
My unique life purpose? Not surprising, it is not to lead tech organizations, but it truly does excite me and it makes me feel alive in a way I never had before.
My unique life purpose is to help others awaken to the greatness of who they are, discover and live their unique life purpose, and learn how to use their inner powers to make a big impact while doing work they love.
In my next blog post, I will share my journey of discovering, aligning to, and embodying my purpose. You don't want to miss it!
Discovering your life purpose doesn’t mean you need to switch careers immediately, or ever. You could already be in a career that perfectly aligns to your purpose. If your purpose requires changing careers, you might need time to gain new skills. You may need to stay in your current job until you are set. No worries, you can easily bring aspects of your life purpose into your current job, which will make it much more bearable – and dare I say, more joyful.
You may find the best vehicle for bringing your unique life purpose to life is to start your own business. In this case, it will be important to establish the proper funding before you sever ties with your current employer.
Discover Your Purpose and Live Your Dreams
As you ponder where you want to take your career 2022, I encourage you to discover your unique life purpose and put it into action right away. Even if you don’t change careers, embodying your life purpose will bring greater fulfillment and joy into your work and life. By aligning to your purpose, you will manifest bigger results, better relationships, more money, and peace of mind.
Do you know your unique life purpose? How do you feel about pursuing a career or creating a business that aligns to it? I'd love to hear your thoughts! Share your comments below.
Take Your Execution to a Whole New Level While Loving What You Do
As a certified life energy coach, I am dedicated to helping you to discover and embody your life purpose quickly and easily.
Amy Blakeslee is a Business Energy Coach and Founder of Calm Ocean Coaching. She is the bestselling author of Awakening Through Anxiety: A Journey to Finding One’s True Self. Prior to starting Calm Ocean, Amy had a successful, 25+ year career in Technology holding executive roles at The Walt Disney Company and Universal Music Group among others.
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