Monday, October 06, 2008

Exercise of the Week: Bringing Your Purpose Into View

This exercise comes from the current issue of AARP magazine:
If you’re struggling to bring your purpose into view, Richard Leider, life coach and author of Something to Live For: Finding Your Way in the Second Half of Life (Barrett-Koehler, 2008), suggests making a list of what you consider your gifts, values, and passions, then identifying your top quality in each category. Together, he says, the three can help reveal your calling—a formula he describes as G+V+P=C.
To read the full article ("Find Purpose, Live Longer") click here.


  1. Anonymous3:14 PM

    Interesting. Thanks for the link. I'm off to read the article.

  2. Interesting, to boil the good old "count your blessings" idea down to a formula. And then utilize it for other purposes--consiously.
    Carolyn Howard-Johnson