Why You Must Have Goals And Purpose In Life

Humans are born to find meaning in life. Life is not fair therefore, in order to live well, you gotta find meaning in it.

If we look at history; the meaning was the base pillar of anything that was accomplished. No matter was it war, a masterpiece, or anything else. If we look at humans’ courage to go to war. They have had a meaning behind going to wars, otherwise having the courage to lose a life, and victimize oneself is possibly a hard thing to do.

Dare to accomplish a challenging task, be it good, or bad is something to have a strong meaning behind it. All the most glorious and the evilest things are done by the power of meaning.

Life in its own aspect can be a challenge when you don’t have any meaning in it. If you have a strong meaning behind why you are living you can go to the war of life, and make the most out of it. Those who do not have meaning for why they are living, either live a lousy life or go insane even may go suiciding.

The main success factor for the Mongol Empire, Chengiz Khan was his strong desire to unify the Mongol tribes.

Even if you look at other world’s leaders such as Hitler or any other one. They had their own strong meaning of why they are conquering the world. I am not saying it was right or wrong. The point is to see the power of meaning behind whatever you do.

As an individual, if you do not have any meaning that supports your goals and vision in life, your goals can never be accomplished. 

The number one reason people fail to reach their goals is having a weak purpose or even none. The moment they face seatbacks they easily quit. 

One to create greatness must bear difficulties, hence to overcome difficulties must have a strong purpose to support their dreams.

Frederick Nietsche said: Who has a why can bear anyhow.

Dr. Viktor Frankl in his famous book Man’s Search for Meaning describing his psychotherapeutic method, which involved identifying a purpose in life to feel positive about, and then immersively imagining that outcome. According to Frankl, the way a prisoner imagined the future affected his longevity.

Man’s Search for Meaning is a 1946 book by Viktor Frankl chronicling his experiences as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps during World War II. If you have not read it yet, I strongly recommend it to you.

One who does not have a goal in their life with a purpose is like a ship leaving the harbor wandering around without any destination, and that ship will crash somewhere and vanish.

Solomon, King of Israel said: People without vision will perish.

The whole universe as a whole is thriving. The universe never stands still, it’s constantly evolving. It has its own goals and vision. Each one of us is a part of the universe thus we are evolving. If you are conscious of it or not you are playing your rule in this evolving machine. 

The seeds of evolving, thriving, growing are embedded in our spiritual genes. If you are not growing you’re dying. If you are not going forward you are going backward. There is not anything in between. 

Studies show that those who have a purpose in life, are happier, healthier, and live longer than those who don’t. People with goals and purpose can overcome almost any difficulty than those who do not have any.

Bear in mind, always have a strong meaning behind whatever you do. The probability you will achieve anything in life is directly proportional to the purpose you have.

Imagine a building, the very foundation is the purpose, the body of it is the goal that is supported by the foundation. This is the mechanical way of conveying the message. In a virtual way of saying; the very reason why you are making the building is called purpose; such as giving to charity, or helping your family, or anything that you think. 


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