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How To Live A Meaningful Life with Jordan Peterson
The secret to living a meaningful life
Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence. The error is based on their failure to recognize what does matter, instead becoming overly focused on what they believe is missing from their existence. To my surprise, most of the people with whom I have talked about the meaning of life have told me that they did not think that their lives were meaningful enough. Many even presented their lives as outright meaningless. But I have often found the reasons my interlocutors gave for their views problematic.
Much has been said lately about the pursuit of happiness. But what about the pursuit of meaning? It turns out that pursuing meaning may have more of an impact on long-term life satisfaction than pursuing happiness. So, what is a meaningful life? According to a paper published in in the Review of General Psychology, a meaningful life contains three features:.
1. Focus on the Important Things
Are you tired of living a routine every day? Do you want to dispose of all the things that bring you down and live your life to the fullest? Most of us do. Good news: it is possible to live a meaningful life, no matter your age or the difficulties you're facing. Anyone can learn to develop purpose and meaning.