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Category Archives for "Living with Purpose"

Day 30: Wrap Up And Where To Go From Here

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

It’s hard to believe, but we’ve come to the end of our 30 Day Living With Purpose Challenge. Time flies when you’re having fun, doesn’t it? I hope you’ve enjoyed  little journey towards living a more intentional and purpose-driven life as much as I have. More importantly, I hope the daily blog posts have inspired […]

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Day 29: What Do You Want To Be Remembered For?

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

Here’s an interesting question for you. What do you want to be remembered for when you’re gone? What kind of legacy would you like to leave behind? Since our life on this beautiful earth is limited, it’s only natural that we may want to leave some sort of legacy. What’s yours going to be? What […]

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Day 28: Your Purpose May Evolve And Change As You Do… And That’s Ok

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

I’m sure throughout this challenge you’ve been thinking a lot about living with purpose and what that means to you right now. Hopefully you’re living more intentionally already and are changing things in your life to better align with your purpose. You may even discover your “big passion”, your calling, or another goal, and be […]

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Day 27: Your Loved Ones Will Benefit From A Purpose Driven Life

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

In yesterdays’ post we talked about how our work within  our communities can help manifest long-lasting, permanent change by living – ane encouraging others to live – a purpose driven life. Those changes can be small or large, and over time, they all add up. We can make a difference. Today I want to take […]

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Day 26: Living With Purpose Helps You Serve Your Community

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

One of the most eye-opening experiences I’ve ever had, was when I started to live with purpose; I discovered that life is about so much more than just me in my little bubble. Living a full and meaningful life means being part of a community and serving it in a variety of ways. Let’s look […]

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Day 25: Avoiding Temptations Along The Way

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

We’ve been talking about living with purpose for quite some time. By now you’ve thought quite a bit about what you may want to change or tweak in your own life to live more intentionally and with more purpose. Ideally you will have started to incorporate some of those ideas and are starting to live […]

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Day 24: Aligning with Your Purpose through Meditation And Prayer

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

Living with purpose isn’t always easy. We get busy, we get stressed out, or we simply get distracted. It happens to all of us and when it does, we no longer hear that little voice in our head clearly that tells us what we should be doing. Without a clear purpose and solid intentions to […]

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Day 23: You Realize The World Doesn’t Revolve Around You, Right?

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

Much of what’s going on – what’s advertised as “can’t miss” – in today’s world makes us focus on ourselves. We’re supposed to look out for our own best interest, compete with others for the best job, the biggest car, and the nicest house. We’re surrounded by advertisements and media messages that encourage us to […]

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Day 22: When You Live A Purpose Driven Life, Your Values Are Clear

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

Today, I want to talk about values. They guide our lives and are like a compass to keep us on the clear path – the straight and narrow. We learned basic values as young children, and then continue to evolve and adapt them as we grow into adulthood and figure out who we truly are. […]

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Day 21: When You Live With Purpose, You Don’t Have Time To 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 worry about anything and everything that could go wrong in your daily activities? I’ve been there and done that – and 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 […]

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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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