This post contains worksheets to help you find your purpose along with a practical guide to help you learn how to find your passion and purpose using 10 questions to ask yourself.
Finding My Purpose Worksheet
Online Resources To Find Your Purpose
16 Personalities– an online test based on the Myers-Briggs personality types that gives insights related to your type of personality.
MAPP Career Test – the Motivational Appraisal Personal Potential (MAPP) test helps you find your life’s purpose and do what you love.
Life Purpose Test – this test helps to clarify your soul purpose.
How to Find Your Passion – a short quiz that will help you uncover your purpose in life.
Who Are You Meant To Be– a self-assessment quiz that will help you discover what drives you and find ideas to guide your life in the direction it was meant to go.
10 Questions To Ask Yourself To Find Your Purpose
1. What Does Passion Mean to Me?
When you look beyond the label, you’ll find out that this isn’t about finding your passion. Rather, it’s about how you can know you’ve arrived.
This could mean for you: enjoying the moment, feeling excited and alive, feeling grateful, having peace of mind, feeling fulfilled, feeling that you are contributing in a meaningful way to the world, etc.
- Passion for me means …
- When I’m living a passionate life, I feel …
2. How Will I behave Once I find My Passion?
Once you’re living a passionate life, what will you do?
This will help you begin to behave in the way you want, right now and explore limiting beliefs preventing you from doing what you want to do.
- When I find my passion, I will …
3. What Don’t I Want?
Reversing the question and defining what you don’t want can help you define what you do want.
Try to be specific in answering this question. Don’t just go with something like, “I don’t want to work for someone else.”
4. What Do People Come To Me For Advice About?
This will give you an idea about what you do best.
- I really enjoy helping people with …
5. What Is My Personality?
There are several personality tests out there that can help you uncover your interests more.
You can also explore the question on your own by identifying your likes and dislikes, preferences, and values.
6. What Are My Strengths?
What comes easy to you?
The more you tap into your strengths, the more passion you’ll experience in your life.
Some examples of strengths include:
7. What Do I Need To Believe About Myself To Live A Passionate Life?
In other words, what’s keeping you from finding and following your passion?
Do you believe you’re not good enough to do something you enjoy? Do you believe you have nothing special to share with the world? Do you think you don’t have enough time?
If so, try challenging these beliefs. If, for example, you think you don’t have time and that you can’t afford to quit your job, consider how you spend your time when you’re not working. Can you spare a few minutes every day to work on your passion?
- To pursue my passion, I would have to believe …
8. What Would I Do If You Knew I Couldn’t Fail?
Fear of failure is usually what prevents people from even thinking about finding their passion.
- If I wasn’t afraid, I would …
9. What Would I Do If I Had All The Money I Could Need?
Although you may have heard this question before, exploring this question deeply can help you access the things you want to do but because of money, you decided to forget about them.
How would you spend your time? What courses would you take?
- If I had all the money in the world, I would help people with …
- If I was guaranteed financial security, I would …
10. If I Had One Year Left To Live, What Would I Do?
This may make you uncomfortable, but it’s also a powerful concept that can motivate you to live more passionately.
What’s truly important to you?
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