How to discover your passion and purpose

The process of finding your passions and purpose can be challenging yet rewarding. There may be a higher sense of fulfillment and happiness as a consequence, but it needs self-reflection and a willingness to try new things.

I remember when I first started on my journey to discover my passions and purpose. I had been working in a job that didn’t fulfill me for years, and I knew I needed a change. But I wasn’t sure where to start.

I decided to begin by reflecting on my values and interests. I made a list of the things that mattered most to me and the activities that brought me joy. This exercise helped me realise that my passions lay in writing and helping others, which led me to pursue a career as a coach and writer.

Next, I decided to try new things and step out of my comfort zone. I took up a new hobby and volunteered at a local organization, which helped me discover new interests and strengths.

I also get feedback from loved ones, and asked them for their thoughts on what they believed my passions and purpose may be. Their insights and perspective were valuable in helping me see my passions and strengths more clearly.

I also took the time to explore my options and research different careers that aligned with my values and interests. This helped me narrow down my options and consider new paths that I may not have otherwise considered.

And finally, I followed my heart and trusted my instincts. I took a risk and pursued a career that aligned with my passions and purpose, even though it meant stepping out of my comfort zone. It wasn’t always easy, but it was worth it.

Today, I believe that taking the time to identify my passions and purpose is what has made me happier and more fulfilled in both my professional and personal lives. I urge you to follow these instructions and go out on your own path of self-discovery if you’re feeling lost and unsure of your direction. You can never predict where it will take you.

-Bernard Eng