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What if You Never Find Your Calling?

There are many clues we can look to when it comes to discovering your purpose. We can learn to know our talents and skills or better understand a cause we are drawn to.

Maybe there is a certain kind of suffering of mankind we want to alleviate. Even asking yourself powerful questions such as “when you have finished your life on earth, what do you want there to be more of?” Which is what Richard N. Bolles author of What Color is Your Parachute likes to pose. He viewed this as the main question you can ask yourself to reveal the answer.

A professor at Yale School of Management and a leading scholar on meaning at work said that she notices a great deal of anxiety with her students and clients. They believe they must have a strong feeling to be called to a career. “They think their calling is under a rock,” she said, “and that if they turn over enough rocks, they will find it.” If this doesn’t happen they may feel like something is missing and that they will never find a job that will satisfy them.

While we can examine how we fit into a life based on our design and interest, there is one common element a life with purpose must-have. Studies show that it doesn’t need to feel like a strong cal