Series: Find Your Purpose
Written by Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President.
Have you ever felt like you go through the motions every day but it all seems meaningless? Did you know that you can use science to help you find a sense of life purpose? Wait, but science can’t answer life’s big questions – that’s the job of religion and traditional culture, right? Well, a wave of recent research in psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and other disciplines has explored how we find meaning and purpose in life!
I wish I knew that when I was growing up. I struggled with gaining a sense of life meaning and purpose throughout my teenage years and young adulthood. I remember experiencing the sense of meaninglessness as an emptiness deep in the pit of my stomach. This sense of life purpose is not a trivial matter. Recent studies show that people who feel that their life has meaning experience a substantially higher sense of wellbeing and even physical health.
To help you gain a richer sense of life meaning and purpose, we at Intentional Insights developed a free online course, which combines an engaging narrative style, academic research, and stories from people’s everyday lives with exercises to help you discover your own sense of life purpose and meaning from a science-based perspective.
By the completion of this course, students should be able to:
Here is the link to the free online course. Let us know how it can be improved to help you have a better experience. Please share it with others whom you think would benefit from a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in life.
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