How to find your life purpose, calling or "meaning of life"
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How to find your life purpose, calling or "meaning of life"

Psychology, philosophy, and exercises to help you look deeper inside yourself to identify your true life purpose
3.8 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
389 students enrolled
Created by Alex Genadinik
Last updated 7/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Begin discovering your life purpose or
  • Be able to look deeper inside yourself
  • Be more self aware
  • Better understand where your emotions and feelings come from and how to manage them
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Requirements
  • please speak English because there are no subtitles or translations for the course
  • Please be open to applying some of the ideas in this course
Description

If you are not feeling motivated or fulfilled in your life or work, it may be because you are pursuing the wrong goals in life.

This course is meant to help you identify your true life calling and the exact work you should be doing by explaining how to look inside yourself, going over pitfalls that our society can lead you towards, and helping to set you on a path that will help you achieve your true life purpose.

In this course you will get philosophical and psychological perspectives on how to find purpose and meaningful work in your life. There are also many exercises in the course that you can begin doing today to help you be more mindful and more deeply self aware so that you can identify the causes of pain and frustration in your life and begin replacing it with pleasure or happiness.

Go ahead, sign up for the course, and begin discovering your life purpose. You owe it to yourself. 

Who is the target audience?
  • This should be taken by all people
  • If you want to feel more truly educated and self aware, this is for you
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 20 Lectures Collapse All 20 Lectures 01:05:55
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Course introduction
1 Lecture 01:47
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Finding life purpose
11 Lectures 35:11




Role of education in finding life purpose: job vs. humanity/thinking/feeling
01:54

Are people and organizations handing you their purposes to work on?
06:23

What kind of a legacy do you want to leave for yourself?
01:18

How I discovered/discovering my life purpose by following my curiosity
06:51

Story from Dostoevsky about life purpose and not wasting time and urgency
03:19

Me me me vs. doing something bigger for some cause?
01:51

Also things you like, your curiosities, your interests and hobbies, things at which you feel you have natural talent. Also things you want to improve, people you like, things you have worked on in the past. 

This will give you a framework for finding the cross sections of everything you care about and would like to work on. 

Exercise: write down and list all things you want to change in the world
04:00
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Mindfulness
7 Lectures 22:13

In a moment, as though you step out of yourself, and have an observation about your external self or your internal mental process. Usually we gloss over these because life and days and moments move too fast. But mindfulness is all about tracing your thoughts and emotions by slowing down your mind and focusing on elements of yourself. Results are: helping reverse negative phenomenon, realizing where pain/negativity comes from, and is the beginning of your work to reverse your life in order to decrease pain/suffering and increase happiness.

Be non-judgmental, objective. Later you will synthesize the new found observations.

2 mindfulness definitions
04:12

Benefits of mindfulness
02:53

Philosophical perspective and reason for mindfulness
03:21

How our changing technology and social environments effect our self awareness
05:23

Mindfulness exercise 1
01:09

Mindfulness exercise 2
03:21

You don't have to suppress or betray yourself anymore or discipline yourself or bide time before you can do what you want to do. Don't compromise your integrity. You are not in situations that compromise your self respect. Are most things you do DRAINING you? Or adding and energizing you?

How to know when you are on the right path
01:54
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 07:25
Bonus lecture: HUGE DISCOUNTS ON ADDITIONAL COURSES AND RESOURCES
07:25
About the Instructor
Alex Genadinik
4.4 Average rating
2,850 Reviews
82,101 Students
105 Courses
Love helping you succeed: 80,000 students & 100 courses

3-time best selling Amazon author, creator of top entrepreneur mobile apps, and host of a popular business and marketing channel on YouTube.

I am the creator of the Problemio business apps which are some of the top mobile apps for planning and starting a business with 1,000,000+ downloads across iOS, Android and Kindle.

I am also an author of three business books (marketing to reach 1,000,000 people, on starting a business, and on the mobile app business).

I am also a business coach. On my apps and in my private coaching practice I have helped over 1,000 entrepreneurs. That means I can probably help you quite a bit as well.

My areas of expertise are mobile apps, software engineering, marketing (SEO and social), and entrepreneurship.

I created over 100 courses on Udemy with 80,000+ students by whom I am humbled and who I try to help any way I can!