What brings meaning and happiness to you?

Someone recently asked the above question. It got me thinking about the importance of knowing yourself.

Everything has a meaning, or at least, there is a meaning behind everything. We just don’t know a lot of stuffs meaning because we don’t have enough information.

But the word meaning, is actually meaningless if you don’t make it specific to something; in this case you.

When you apply it to yourself you can get to the bottom of what brings meaning to you and also what that meaning is.

What’s the meaning of this?

I think we ask this less and less as we grow up. I also think, when the answer in different situations is easy, the thing you’re doing has less value and happiness in return.

What’s the meaning of this?

I’m eating. Because I need nutrition.

I’m working. Because I need money.

I’m watching TV. Because I don’t want to think hard.

Looking at situations like this should encourage you to either update the reason for the action or change the action completely.

I’m eating. Because I’m human, alive and taking deep breaths. I love good food.

I’m working. Because I love to demonstrate and share my capabilities and make an impact on the world.

I’m watching TV. I should not even watch TV.

Search for the meaning behind your behavior and make updates.

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