“You were put on this planet to experience not accomplish”

MagicMurph on TikTok

Instead of aiming to discover the one thing you’re supposed to do with your life, you could focus on discovering the one thing you want to try right now, knowing that you can change direction any time.

Maybe that in itself can be a purpose—to live life in that vulnerable, uncertain place where you’re not boxed into one way of being; unencumbered by the need to define yourself and your place in the world; free to roam when it would feel much safer to tether yourself to one role.

This moment isn’t merely the bridge to where you want to be. This moment—this crucial part of the process—is a destination in itself, and now is your only opportunity to appreciate it, and appreciate yourself for living it.

When You Feel Purposeless and Fear You’re Wasting Time

About nomadoftheuniverse

Nomad of the Universe, nobody special, Buddhist, student of Ram Dass. I write about happiness, meaning and spirituality. My book on Love Addiction is out on Amazon now.
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4 Responses to “You were put on this planet to experience not accomplish”

  1. Yes, a million times yes. What an insightful video holy crap. It has been so uncomfortable and yet not to be. It’s like learning to breathe for the first time. Something I have always done just stop criticizing how I am. I’m following you both right now!

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    • nomadoftheuniverse says:

      Yes! Being present, so easy in theory, so hard in practice. We constantly keep reminding ourselves that this moment is all there is. Learning this myself also.


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