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Finding purpose in life

What is your purpose in life? Are you working at or taking part in something bigger than yourself? Are you taking steps to make sure the impact you have in the world is positive? I wrote last week about forgiveness and how it is a good predictor of longevity. In other words, people who are able to forgive tend to live longer than those who do not. Another unexpectedly good predictor of longevity is having a purpose in your life, dedicating your time, energy and skills to a project or a purpose greater than yourself − that benefits others. I think that Greta Thunberg is admirable, but you don’t have…