After you have written out the future eulogy, coming up with a core purpose is much simpler. You can scan that eulogy and find what your real values are. This list will be filled with family, friends adventures and education that fulfill you.
You're going to create a Core Purpose Statement (CPS) that will help you cut the constant barrage of present day distractions. What you will not see is the stress of day to day life. The little things you think must be done and are so utterly important in the present moment.
Start With Values
1. Make a list of these core values from your future eulogy.
2. Write out why each of these values is important.
3. Go through the list again look at your first why response and ask why that is important again.
4. Determine if your health is required to fulfill the core value and why.
Core Values - Why is it important? - Why is that important? - Healthy required & why?
What Makes You Unique?
Think about what you provide to others that nobody else can. For example a daughter needs here mother and there are few people in the world who could fulfill that role. Basically, how to you enhance the lives of others?
Combine Values and Who They Impact Into Your CPS
Using the sentence template below write out your personal CPS. Considering the values you outlined and how your uniqueness allows you to transfer those values to the world around you.