How challenges faced can become motivators for finding purpose.
A sense of purpose can transform a major life challenge into an opportunity to learn and grow.
Purpose can be a developed and learned skill by focusing on mindset, finding meaningful value in something, and shifting one's perspective.
Post-traumatic growth is when a challenging event leads to positive growth and transformation; some report life is more meaningful as a result.
Suppose you think about all the challenges you’ve faced this year, lacking a sense of purpose probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. It might not even crack your top 20. But if you dig deeper, you might be surprised at just how vital a sense of purpose can be for your mental health and emotional well-being. more...
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