What is purpose and how do you find it?

Interview by
Dr. Chad Prevost
Dr. Shelley Prevost
Published on
July 20, 2020

In this episode

You asked and we listened! On this week's episode Chad takes the bull by the horns on his own and answers one of the questions from our community: How can you find your purpose and prevent burnout?

Chad discusses the beginning point questions for answering the question: What is my purpose? Also, what is the difference between meaning and purpose? He offers some great questions to ask yourself to find your purpose if you've lost track along the way.

He concludes with a big challenge to every listener, and he undergoes the challenge himself. Tune in and discover the truth you've always known was there if only you knew how and where to dig.

Our Discussion

2:16 Chad introduces the topic of today's podcast.

6:10 So where do we start in finding our purpose? Why do we tend to enter identity foreclosure as adolescents and young adults right when we should have flexibility?

15:57 Purpose and meaning. How do we define the difference between the two? Where and how do we find meaning?

25:51 Ask yourself these questions as you think about and try to discern meaning in your life

26:48 Now ask yourself these questions to help you find your purpose

32:12 I'm issuing a challenge. It might make you uncomfortable and make you reach, but it'll be worth it.

35:49 I wrote my Eulogy and I'm sharing it with you.