How to Answer the Question, “What Is My Purpose?”

June 3, 2022
Stephanie Renna

How to Answer the Question, “What Is My Purpose?”

Have you ever asked yourself, "What is my purpose?" We know that answering this question brings a sense of clarity that’s hard to comprehend until you’ve done it. Learn how to find your purpose.
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Do you ever feel like you’re just going through the motions of life? Like everyday is a repeat of the day before.

That’s not to say you don’t have things you love, or you don’t have moments of joy. But in your heart, you know that you’re meant for more than what you’re currently doing.

That feeling of being directionless and craving more means your purpose is ready and waiting to be discovered.

What Is Purpose?

Your purpose is your why.

Why you get up in the morning each day. Why you find meaning in certain tasks and not others. And if you don’t know your purpose, or you’re not living it, it’s why you feel lost and unfulfilled.

Finding your purpose brings a sense of clarity that’s hard to comprehend until you’ve done it. It’s like a guiding light that can direct you on where to invest your energy and which paths to pursue.

That being said, purpose is not a cure all for your problems. But it does give you a lens through which to frame your frustrations. If something is really upsetting you, you’ll be able to ask yourself, “Why is this affecting me so much?” The answer will be, “Because I’m not <insert your purpose.>” You will still have to find a solution and address the problem, but you will have direction and know what to strive for.

What Is My Purpose?

At Succeed On Purpose, we guide individuals to their purpose using a proven process that results in a two-word purpose statement.

The process takes reflection and requires you to take a deep look inside. We’ll show you how to push aside the expectations you and others have for what you should be doing so you can proceed as your authentic self.

You’ll think through your passions and your strengths. Your purpose lies somewhere at the intersection of what you excel at and what you find meaning in.

If you’re ready to answer the question, “What is my purpose?” take the Get Clarity course and begin building the life you’re meant for.

What’s It Like to Live My Purpose?

The peace that comes from stepping into purpose is only the beginning. When you truly embrace purpose, you go from doing what others think you should do, to doing what you love. Once you’re aligned with purpose, fulfillment and success abound.


That doesn’t mean every day is a breeze, or that you’ll love every day. There will still be good days and bad days, and ups and downs. The difference is, every day, you’ll know WHY you’re doing what you’re doing. Despite challenges that arise, you’ll know you’re on the right path, and you’ll know how to navigate those challenges.

How Do I Find My Purpose?

Everything needed to live an authentic and meaningful life is already within you. It’s simply a matter of uncovering it. Don’t let fear stand in the way of getting real with yourself. By giving in to fear, you deprive yourself of the opportunity to step into true power and achieve happiness.

Find your purpose, boost your confidence, overcome the fear, and embrace your true self. Start with our Get Clarity course.


Stephanie Renna has been working with Succeed On Purpose since 2012, and now serves as the brand leader. Her purpose is to bring joy.

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