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Purpose of Work

  1. SunilRamlall profile image60
    SunilRamlallposted 15 months ago

    Hi A- What is the purpose of work?  How does work help to fulfill one's self-defined purpose of life?  Can work help to create happiness?

  2. psycheskinner profile image80
    psycheskinnerposted 15 months ago

    If you work relates to your purpose, yes.  And even if there is no direct link it can provide the stability and income needed to pursue that purpose.

  3. FatFreddysCat profile image94
    FatFreddysCatposted 15 months ago

    I dunno about anybody else, but the purpose of my work is to earn money for mortgage/food/etc. so I am not living in a cardboard box down by the river.

  4. thumbi7 profile image81
    thumbi7posted 15 months ago

    To me work gives happiness. As I am in education, I have to take up some extra work on moral grounds like guiding weak students, correcting the questionnaire and assignments prepared by students etc. which actually puts extra stress on me. I also observed many of my colleagues tactfully avoiding any work which does not involve monetary benefits.
    But I often take up these additional tasks because it gives me pleasure. The downside is that I get tired sometimes.