Year after year, we evolve and we change. As we become adults, we discover that things change very little and that we are at risk of falling out of love with who we are and with how we lead our existence. Here are 7 ways in which you can find a purpose in life and stay positive even in the darkest of times.
1. Do not make a big fuss about everything
Do not sweat the small stuff, and do not sweat the big stuff either. Let the challenges be a way to better yourself and who you will become, not a reason to be negative while facing them. Stay positive as you head into new experiences head first, and find a silver lining to everything.
2. Do something different every day
Order and routine means security, but it does not necessarily lead to a being happy and having a fulfilling life. Do your best to get out of your comfort zone once in a while, and try to experience as many new things as possible. You never know, you might discover a new passion.
3. Live every day, and every moment, to its fullest
Yesterday is in the past. Your purpose in life is all about living the present and enjoying everything it has to offer. Remain mindful, and acknowledge your senses and what they are feeling – by smelling, tasting, seeing, hearing we have proof that we are alive. Experience and feel all that life has to offer.
4. Be grateful
If you have the opportunity to be grateful, be so. You never realize how lucky you are until you put your existence into perspective, and see how people in other countries live. You may find that others have it much worse than you, and that being happy is only a state of mind. Stay positive and grateful, and things will eventually fall into place.
5. Let your heart lead you
Listen to what your heart has to say, and let your gut lead you. Let there be no regrets in your choices, and be the maker of your destiny. Lead a happy life knowing that you were the one that created it, and that no-one had influence on it but yourself.
6. Let go of fears
Let go of the fear of not being accepted by others, and do not be hesitant when showing who you are. You are unique, and to lead a fulfilling life you must be true to this fact.
7. True happiness is within you
Finally, a word of advice. True happiness is not an object, or a house. True happiness is born from within yourself, and you are the one responsible for creating it. You can lead a happy life with little comfort; you are the only one that has a say in it. So stay positive, be responsible for your future and happiness will find its way into your heart.
I hope you found this advice useful. May it help you being happy, and finding a purpose in your life. Sometimes, we just need a little push forwards to make big decisions; I wish the words you read today made that difference for you.