Category Archives: purpose

How to trust the Universe by Alan Watts

“The way to become one with the Universe is to trust it.” One day I had an urge to search for “how to trust the Universe” and this video came up. In it, among other things, Watts talks about achieving … Continue reading

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On being and purpose

In the quote below Zen Buddhist Ruben L.F. Habito says that when we meditate (or are being mindful), that expansive feeling of calm, oneness and peace that we experience is us reuniting with the Divine, God, higher self. Could it … Continue reading

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Life purpose – everything I’ve learned so far

Blogging is like gardening. You go back several years, 6 or 2, you read your old posts and you realise how far you have come. This morning I’ve had an urgent urge 🙂  to summarise everything I’ve learned about life … Continue reading

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Embrace your greatness. Do not give up.

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Purpose is not about ‘what should I do’…

Purpose is not about ‘what should I do’ but rather ‘who am I and how can I act in a manner that is true to myself?’ Mind blown. We are fulfilling our soul’s purpose just by being here and being … Continue reading

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Sense of non-sense – Alan Watts on reassuring purposelessness of our existence #happiness

Recently two things happened – as part of the UK Psychedelic Society’s reading list I discovered The Book: On The Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are by Alan Watts and I had a heated philosophical debate with an ‘old soul’ … Continue reading

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What if money was no object? #happiness #purpose

We’ve had our first session of the ‘Exploring What Matters’ course from Action for Happiness that I am running as a volunteer. It was amazing. That night I felt elated, buzzing, euphoric. We have been blessed with 20 participants who … Continue reading

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Can seeking happiness be an actual purpose to life? #quora

Original thread here. Have a nice weekend!

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What can I do with my time that is important?

Passion. Life purpose. Meaning. The big goal. Life calling. As I was reading on the subject over the years, I struggled to summarise what I learnt in one neat action plan. Mark Manson did it and did it really well. … Continue reading

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How I found my life’s passion by asking myself these ridiculous questions, by @IAmMarkManson

Mark Manson is awesome, you guys. I loved his book and I LOVED his recent post on finding life passion. He has a talent to dissect some of the biggest life questions, bring out the top insight and deliver it in … Continue reading

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