Cultivating purpose in our life can increase
personal energy and enhance our wellbeing.
Purpose is a balance of knowing our strengths and
gifts then aligning them with our values. Individual
hopes and needs provide insight into our values,
which can then point the way to our underlying
Winter can be a time of rest and reflection with a
space to nurture our gifts and interests. What better time to
foster our purpose and engage in self discovery,
creativity and knowledge?
Are you considering an experiment with a new
recreation, creative activity, experience or topic that
interests you? Maybe you desire more information or
support for family time. When you learn to align your
everyday life with moments that fulfill you and utilize
your gifts, you are better able to create an authentic,
purposeful life —and the more benefits you will see.
Your values support your actions. They are
your underlying driving force and what really
matters to you. When you have identified your
interests and gifts, plug them into the equation:
(your interests) + (your gifts) + (your values) =
When your life is based on your gifts and
passions, the power of purpose emerges, renewing
energy and aliveness. As human beings we are fully
alive when we are able to grow and experiment with
new challenges and interests. What do you have on
your list to explore this year? Is there something you
always wanted to try or learn more about?
Dawn Ritter is a Family Nurse Practitioner and
Certified Health and Wellness Coach. She is owner
of Begin Again: Health & Wellbeing LLC
She can be reached at 507-676-7308