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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Day 20: Living With Purpose Makes You A Kinder Person

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

When we’re stressed out, working too hard, doing too much, and running around to meet the latest deadline, or pay a stack of bills, we’re often not the nicest people to be around… far from it. If on the other hand, we shift our focus and live our life with purpose and intention, this changes. […]

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Day 19: Money And “Stuff” Won’t Make You Happy

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

In yesterday’s blog post we talked about the importance of living with a purpose and how your spiritual health can add to your life. It all comes back to manifesting the intention of living a happy and fulfilled life. Today I want to talk about what doesn’t make you happy. We’ve talked a lot so […]

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Day 18: Living With Purpose: Good For Your Spiritual Health

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Today I want to talk to you about your spiritual health or wellness and the effect that living with purpose has on it. I don’t care what your own spirituality or religion is – that’s not what this is about. We live in a very diverse society and as a result, some of my readers […]

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Day 17: When You Have A Purpose, You’re Taking Action And Failure Doesn’t Scare You

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Something remarkable happens when you think about, and take action to live your life more purposefully. You start taking positive, focused action. You start doing things instead of second guessing yourself, procrastinating, and doing nothing. You get off the couch (or chair, etc) and make real progress toward the things you’ve always wanted to do. […]

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Day 16: When You Live With Purpose, There’s No Time For Worry

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Are you a worrier by nature? Do you spend your time worrying about anything and everything that could go wrong in your life? I’ve been there and done that. It’s not the most pleasant or most productive use of your time. When we worry a lot, it tends to paralyze us. We’re too worried about […]

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Day 15: The Big Benefits Of Traveling The World

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Let’s talk about something fun today – traveling the world. Or at least making an effort to travel more and further than you are now. Not only is it a lot of fun, it’s also good for you and can help you live a more purpose driven life. Of course if one of your big […]

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Day 14: Never Stop Learning

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

As children, learning is an important part of our lives. We continue on as young adults through college and learning on the job. But then, by the time we hit our thirties, many of us stop learning on a regular basis. We may pick up something new here or there, or learn a new piece […]

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Day 13: Embracing Your Hobbies And Interests

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Over the past few days we’ve taken a look at how we spend our time, what we spend it on and what may be sucking time away from us. In other words, we started to be more intentional on how we spend our time and what we spend it on. That leaves quite a few […]

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Day 12: How Much Time Are You Spending On Facebook?

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

In yesterday’s blog post we talked about the time we spend vegging out in front of the TV or computer and how that time slips away from us. Today, I want to tackle another big time thief – social media. Don’t get me wrong, it’s an amazing tool, but it can also be quite distracting. […]

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Day 11: Let’s Talk About Television

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Here’s a scary question for you…How much time do you spend each week sitting mindlessly in front of the TV, surfing the internet, playing video games and such? If you’re anything like the average American it’s a lot more than you’d like to admit or even think possible. Don’t get me wrong -it’s fun to […]

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Day 10: Going From Merely Existing To Truly Living Your Life

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

We all get stuck in a rut sometimes. We go through the motions, and have the days roll by without much fun or excitement. We are doing what we’re supposed to be doing without questioning things or changing them up. We’re all guilty of this at some point or another. We get into a comfortable […]

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Day 9: Do You Know What’s Sucking Up Your Time?

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

We live in hectic times and our most precious commodity is and always will be time. You can’t grow more of it and when it’s gone you can’t get it back. How often do you tell yourself that you can’t do what you want to do because you don’t have the time? We all do […]

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Day 8: Small Things to Do Now To Make A Difference

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

In yesterday’s post we started to take a look at what you can do to live with purpose without getting overwhelmed by tackling too much at once. Today I thought I’d share a list of various things you can do to live more purposely and make a difference. Browse through the list below and use […]

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Day 7: Your Purpose Doesn’t Have To Be Huge To Make A Huge Difference

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

When we think about finding our calling or our life’s purpose, it’s easy to get caught up in these huge visions. We think that it has to be something along the lines of what Gandhi or Mother Teresa accomplished in their lifetimes. If you think that your purpose has to be this all-encompassing lifelong body […]

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Day 6: How To Find Your Calling

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

Finding and following your calling is a big part of living with purpose. Finding that calling though, can be a pretty big and intimidating task, particularly if you put yourself under pressure to come up with the perfect answer right here and right now. While it’s a goal worth pursuing, it’s also important to realize […]

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Day 5: Why What You Do For A Living Matters

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

What do you do for a living? That’s a pretty big question, isn’t it? Our job, our career, and how we earn money to finance our life is a big part of how we define ourselves. It’s often one of the first pieces of information we share after our name when we meet someone else. […]

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Day 4: The Connection Between Purpose and Happiness

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

When we start to make a difference and live a purpose driven life, something amazing happens. We become happier and more fulfilled, and I can’t wait for you to experience this. It doesn’t have to be anything big like going on a year-long mission trip or setting out to cure the world of cancer. Even […]

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Day 3: What Is Your Purpose?

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

The first step on this journey towards living with a purpose is deciding that it is a worthwhile endeavor. I hope the first two blog posts in this series have convinced you of that. The next step is to figure out what exactly your purpose in life is. It’s a pretty big question, isn’t it? […]

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Day 2: Why It’s Important To Find Your Purpose

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

In yesterday’s blog post kicking off our challenge, we talked about what it means to live with purpose, and I briefly touched on why it’s important to live that way. Today, we’re going to dive a little deeper – making the decision to live your life with purpose, and then finding said purpose can have […]

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Day 1: What Does It Mean To Live With Purpose?

By DSAdmin | Challenge , Courses , emotional , feelings , habits , Inspiration , Living with Purpose , mental , personal , reflection , self-development , self-talk , spiritual

I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately about the idea of living with purpose. It’s an interesting concept and something that can have a positive impact on your entire life. When we live with purpose, we get more done, we create more meaning in our life, and most importantly, we feel happier and more fulfilled. […]

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