After reading my post about promoting interests instead of passions, reader Nicole sent a link to this article about speaking to the elderly about finding a life purpose:
Basically, the oldest Americans (most of whom also struggled with the question) tell you to relax. They say that you are likely to have a number of purposes, which will shift as you progress through life.
From Barry Fine, an 89 year old who still runs a small business:
“…the most important thing to have is a maven,” he said. “Somebody who can really guide you.
Some great discussion possibilities. Read the rest at The Week.
And thanks to Nicole for the tip!