The Benefits of Living Your Life with Purpose and Design

Knowing what is important to you and living by your values helps to reduce stress that comes from the conflicting values of believing and wanting one thing and living another. You need to reflect on the three major areas where you spend your resources:

  • Your schedule

  • Your budget

  • Your relationships

Once you reflect on those three areas, eliminate the things that don't matter. Stop doing what isn't important to you so that you will have time, money, and energy to do the things that are most important to you. This is the benefit of living your life with purpose and design. Other benefits of this lifestyle are that it helps you to make decisions in your life, gives you a sense of purpose and direction, creates focus, and attracts other people to your life that complement your purpose. Knowing what is important to you and defining your purpose prepares you to take an inventory of where you are in the process of working toward that purpose.

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