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What’s Your ‘Why?’ Do You Know? Questions to Find Your Purpose

Updated on February 9, 2021
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Writing is my passion. I have an undying thirst and quest in the field of writing. Some eat, drink, or use drugs when stressed; I write.

Most of us live our lives by chance — some even live each day, risking their very existence, but not all risks are worth taking. Only our attitude toward life determines who we are. Everyone has a ‘WHY’ and wouldn’t it be one of life’s greatest joy to wake up each morning…with a clear sense of ‘Why?’

Do you know your ‘Why?’ ‘Why’ each day matters, ‘Why’ is it you do What you do. ‘Why’ do you exist, ‘Why’ you get up and go to work each morning? When you know what you’re ‘Why,’ it is a choice that will change your life forever, and that change is for the best?

Your ‘WHY’ is the purpose, the cause of existence, or belief that inspires you. When you know your ‘WHY,’ it shed light on methods to make choices. When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easy. Finding your ‘WHY’ and your ‘PURPOSE’ is necessary because when, you know, your ‘Why’ your ‘What’ has more impact, and it’s essential if you want to achieve success. Your ‘Why’ will give you the strength to move forward when you feel you don’t have the energy to keep going.

There’s no greater gift than to honor your life’s calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.

– Oprah Winfrey

Your ‘Why’ will also allow you to keep fighting when everyone else thinks you are out for the count. ‘Why’ will give you your reason; how can you have a successful life if you have no REASON? Have you ever considered finding your purpose in life?

Finding your ‘WHY’ and your ‘PURPOSE’ is necessary because when, you know, your ‘Why’ your ‘What’ has more impact, and it is necessary if you want to achieve success. Knowing and living your ‘WHY’ is like buying a new car, having everything you desire in this vehicle like the color, model, year, and all the accessories before you drive off the car lot.

People who are unhappy with their current life situation feel lost as if something is missing. More than likely, the reason they feel like something is missing in their life... It’s their heart, mind, and body, letting them know they don’t have goals put in place, or they don’t have any plan for their life at all; they are not complete.

When you find yourself feeling empty, and lost as if something is missing in your life, more than likely you are following what you think you supposed to be doing rather than what you need to be doing, it's a process that leads to losing yourself. Additionally, what you feel is a lack of passion and a sense of purpose that make you feel empty. You have to find your purpose, your passion, and your mission.

You can’t think your way into your vision, passion or purpose, you have to create goals and put the work in, which means putting forward the effort to take steps in the direction of what you want, and getting rid of all the things in your life that you don’t want.

The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.

Mark Twain

If you are just like the average person, you wake up each morning because you have to go to work. If the ordinary person reason to work is that He or She wants to get paid to pay their bills and expenses, they are not fulfilling their purpose and not motivated. Money is the means to a useful outcome; it is not a motivation. When a person feels motivated is when He or She are fulfilling their destiny, when not chasing money.

If you ever find yourself going through life, yielding to your wants, that want maybe a desire to drive a better and more expensive car. This vehicle will make you look and feel good, even more, feeling prestige and give you a sense of accomplishment. But no one should want to end up wasting their life pursuing things that could end in pain. Your desire should be to avoid pain and gain pleasure. It's vital to understand that pain and pleasure are the two forces that make a person do what they do. So now the big question is how you can use it to bring about motivation in life?

Just in case you find yourself walking through life, feeling useless and desperately in need of a more favorable outcome, you'll find that the negative things in life tend to have more control over you when they're hidden than when they're seen. Moreover, it’s time to seek to create a positive situation for yourself, and you'll begin to become more motivated to achieve your purposes and goals.

These queries will help you. Five ways how to find your purpose
1. Get acquainted with yourself. I know most people feel they know themselves, but that's not necessarily true. The first thing you need to do is take the time to get reacquainted with yourself by asking questions that will analyze your thought patterns and behavior. Questions like What do I need to do to achieve my goals? What is stopping me from being the best I can be? How can I find my motivation? Also, do a reset, meaning getting back into reality with your sense of you that is separate you from being the best you, you can be.

2 Stop the talking and start taking action: The important thing is to stop putting your vision into words, but to make the step towards the start of setting goals to put your dreams into action.

3. Ask yourself why are you afraid to fail: Most of us was raised to believe failure is unacceptable or society has taught us that mistakes are bad, and that failing is deplorable. But failure is part of life and you have to view failure or mistakes from that perspective.

4. Stop allowing yourself to be distracted or discouraged by others: If you are ever going to see your vision or finding your passion you have to stop allowing distraction or others to discourage you with their opinion.

5. Let go from your head to your heart: Let go of the active imagination that starts in your head and use the best tool your heart to take steps to do whatever you love. When you need to take the lead, or be inspired allow inspiration to flood your heart and soul. The heart will enable you to access your passion and purpose.

Questions to Ask yourself to Find Your ‘Why.’

To know your ’WHY’ you should take a look inside yourself to find answers:

• What’s missing from your life and how to fulfill it?

• What are your goals in life?

• What advice would you give yourself three years from now?

• What kind of person do you want to be in 5 years?

• Why you fixated on failure in the past?

• What makes you feel complete?

• How can you find your inspiration?

• Are you prepared for life’s challenges?

• Why is it that you can do what you do?

• What does your perfect day look like?

• What is your definition of success?

• What gives your life meaning?

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it”

― Gautama Buddha

Understanding your ‘Why’ gives you the power to implement your vision which allows you to see ahead of any unpleasant condition. You were given the ability to visualize for a reason. That reason is to manifest your little worlds within the giant planet you call earth. There are so many things you can do through vision; stuffs like to create, dream and manifest what does or does not work for you. Though this concept you must possess the true and the profitable good, and if you want positive results you must stand for what is right to receive a positive outcome. The vision must be strong enough to create a view so deep within, that it cannot be shattered regardless of what rocks your world.

You're ‘Why’ Matters: The Five Advantages of Knowing & Living Your Purpose in Life

1. ‘Why’ helps you remain focused: After understanding purpose, I have come to believe that each of us is born with a unique life purpose. ‘Why’ helps you identify, acknowledge, and honor your purpose. Although many things are lying in wait to distract you from your ultimate goal, ‘Why’ will keep your focus on one specific goal, so, you quickly find your way and avoid the distractions.

“People often say motivation doesn’t last. Neither does bathing—that’s why we recommend it daily.”

― Zig Ziglar

2. ‘Why’ make it easier to feel passionate about your goal: To explore and find your ambition ‘Why’ helps you set goals, make plans, and even putting forth some tenancies to make it much easier to follow through with your goals.

3. ‘Why’ enables you to live a significant life: It is vital to identify what matters to you, what you stand for and what values you have in your life, which are an essential part of a person’s life. ‘Why’ gives you standards and the laws that steer your decisions in life and helps to outline your goals. ‘Why ‘are anything that informs you when you’re on the right path and leads you to avoid the wrong path. ‘Why ‘lend a hand in finding a connection with people who share your way of observing the world.

4. ‘Why’ gives your life clarity: Many have a passion, a dream, and a goal, although people who know their purpose in life serves certain quality and they are unstoppable. They are true to their mission; their values form the foundation of their lives and shape their life accordingly.

5. ‘Why’ helps makes life even more fun: When people make it a point to know their purpose in life, they don't confuse it with their natural gifts and talents, and they can enjoy every minute of their lives. Many find that realizing their purpose is broader and more expansive than they can imagine. ‘Why’ makes them better at attacking every circumstance creatively. Even the gloomiest occurrence will become beautiful and imaginative when you’re inspired by purpose.

Not knowing your ‘Why’ is like having amazing days where you feel it, and other days it’s like you are grabbing a blanket and being pulled and tucked too tight inside of it. But, when you know your ‘Why’ it’s the motivational force that takes you through each day. Your ‘Why’ will be your reason to maintain, it energizes you, sustains you, and pushes you forward even when things are inconvenient. If you don’t have a strong REASON backing your actions, your actions are less likely to produce quality results. If you do have a definite “WHY” you have all the FUEL you need to drive you forward – to success.

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