Entries tagged with “Life Purpose”

5 Sacred Lessons I Learned from Shamans and Ayahuasca

“Plant medicine showed me that all we have to do is be who we are, love and light.”

60 Affirmations to Support You Through Meaningful Life Changes

Studies show that affirmations contribute to our well-being in tangible ways. Dig in to a year’s worth of positive self-talk from Louise Hay, Caroline Myss, Eckhart Tolle, Shakti Gawain, Marianne Williamson, S&H readers, and more.

7 Ways Solo Travel Helps You Uncover Joy

Shannon Kaiser thought she was traveling the world to check off items on her bucket list, but what she found was a sense of belonging.

A Morning Practice to Find Your Purpose

This sweet morning practice will help you align with your purpose.

A Mountain Pose That Claimed My Career

Warning: Yoga may cause you to reassess your life's purpose and—gasp!—go for it.


A Purpose-Driven Life Leads to Better Sleep

Cultivating a purpose-driven life by day leads to more peaceful slumber at night.

Book Review: Fulfilled

How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life

Book Review: The More of Less

The More of LessFinding the Life You Want Under Everything You OwnBy Joshua BeckerWaterBrook PressUnder that heap of mail there’s a kitchen counter. Buried behind the shovels …

Book Review: The Power of Meaning

The Power of MeaningCrafting a Life That MattersBy Emily Esfahani SmithCrown PublishingI was bleary-eyed, wrestling to complete a feature story at the end of a long week, yet my co…

Book Review: The Secret of Life

The Secret of Life: How Anyone Can Be Truly Happy by Garrett Toren shares how to live a happy, fulfilling life.

Bridging Your Work and Your Purpose with Leah Weiss, MD

Rami talks with contemplative scholar and author of How We Work Leah Weiss, MD.

Called to Act

The founder of Buddhist Global Relief, Brooklyn-born monk Bhikku Bodhi reflects on his path from inner peace to changing the world.

Cooperation, Meaning and Mission

What does it feel like to practice self-acceptance? This type of gentleness creates a whole new environment in which we can start to flourish.

Death Is But a Dream: Finding Hope and Meaning at Life's End

In his book Death Is But a Dream: Finding Hope and Meaning at Life’s End, hospice doctor Christopher Kerr offers a glimpse into what happens at the end of life. “What the dying fear most is not death but the loss of a life they can recognize as their own. Ultimately, to die well is to humanize dying from an irredeemably grim reality to an experience which may also be rich in meaning and love.”

Find Your Calling

These two profiles may inspire you to make changes in your own life.

Is a Happy Life Different from a Meaningful One?

A scientific controversy about the relationship between meaning and happiness raises fundamental questions about how to live a good life from The Greater Good Science Center.

It's OK to Envy Belle Delphine

What is your sense of purpose?

Living A Good And Moral Life: Whatever That Means To You

Exploring your purpose, using contemplation, and defining values can provide a roadmap to meaningful life.

Podcast: Connie Zweig, Shifting From Role to Soul

Psychotherapist and author Connie Zweig discusses aging and midlife, fear, cultivating deeper awareness, and much more.

Poem: The Fire That Takes No Wood

"whatever makes us look everywhere / but in our core—this is the smoke / that drives us from the living."