I am a happy person. I love my life and feel blessed with the things in it. I have a wonderful husband, two adorable children, a stable and rewarding career… but…
…I feel like I am wearing a shirt I love that doesn’t fit quite right.
…I feel like I am meant to do something else, something more in line with my passions and strengths.
…I feel like my happy life could be happier.
I feel like I am searching for my “purpose”. Yes, I am a mother and wife, those things are paramount. But when I take away relationship titles, who am I?
Is this just a career search? I don’t thinkso, but I could be wrong. I have a career, but does it speak to who I am? I am not sure. Does it capitalize on my strengths? Not all of them. The time we spend working is significant, shouldn’t it or couldn’t it represent us?
I am approaching my 34th birthday and have given myself a year to search, discover and refine. On my 35th birthday, I would love to have whatever it is I am searching for. (You will learn I am a fan of lofty goals.) But at a minimum, I would like to have more tools to appreciate the happiness I already have and a better perspective on my “purpose” in life.
I have a plan, albeit half-baked. I am going to search for inspiration, education and perspective from a variety of sources and share those findings here.