"Clarifying my life purpose has allowed me to know myself again and be more joyful and playful. Specifically, my stepmother and I now have a much better relationship after 20+ years of not getting along. My husband and I have taken our relationship to a new level of support and communication. The tools I've applied have helped me to come from a place of inner strength and confidence without becoming defensive or taking things personally." ~ Cheryl Coffey
"The Life on Purpose Process has truly been life-changing. Not only did it help me to gain crystal clarity about my life purpose, it helped me to uncover what had been holding me back for much of my life. Through the Process, I became clear about what was the next step that I wanted to take in my life." ~ Jonathan Dudley from Ireland
The Life On Purpose Process is a proven, systematic, spiritually-based and practical approach that over the past seventeen years has assisted thousands of people to clarify their life purpose and to then further assist them to design their life as a true and authentic reflection of their purpose. To expand upon this just a bit:
"I cannot end the year without expressing once again the impact the Life on Purpose Virtual Video Coach had in my life. This process was a defining moment for me and I can confidently declare that I am living each day expressing the best version of myself because I live on purpose.... and when the waters get choppy, I have the tools to sail through them." Irma T Ruiz of Puerto Rico
The six passages of the Life On Purpose Process include:
1. Preparing for the Journey Along the Purposeful Path: As with any challenging journey, it’s best to thoroughly prepare yourself for your travels along the Purposeful Path. This includes accurately determining where you are starting from and where you intend to end up, as well as what some of the obstacles that can get in the way of completing the journey. “Purposeful Preparation” is important to a successful journey.
2. Starting on the Correct Path with the Life On Purpose Perspective:
As with any journey it makes sense to begin on the path that will get you where you want to go most expediently, so we’ll explore how most people have thought of a life purpose (the Cultural Perspective), and then look in depth at the Life On Purpose Perspective that open a door to a new world of purpose and possibility.
3. Clarifying What Has Been Shaping Your Life – Your Inherited Purpose:
Another key passage along the Purposeful Path is clearly identifying what has been shaping your life and keeping you from clarifying and living your true, divinely inspired life purpose. We call this the Inherited Purpose – a powerful force based in fear, lack and a need to struggle to survive that shapes our lives much of the time, especially when we’re unclear about our true purpose. Many who have already traveled along the Purposeful Path feel that identifying their specific and unique Inherited Purpose to be one of the most powerful, transforming parts of the Process.
4. Clarifying & Polishing Your True, Divinely Inspired Purpose:
After “cleaning the slate” by identifying and beginning to be responsible for your Inherited Purpose, the real fun begins as you go through a process called “Priming Your Passion” to clarify your true, divinely inspired life purpose. The process can be not only life affirming, but also life transforming. This completes Stage 1 or the clarifying your life purpose stage.
5. Learning the Tools for Living On Purpose:
This is the start of Stage 2 of the Process in which you begin to live true to your life purpose. This is where the “rubber meets the road” and where some of the biggest transformations take place as you’re introduced to 15 Power Tools for Living On Purpose. You will use these tools to begin to build your life on purpose.
6. Mastering the Tools for Living On Purpose:
Of course, being introduced to a set of tools is just the beginning, especially if you’re interested in building a masterpiece of a life on purpose. In the sixth passage you will learn how to master the art and science of creating a life that is shaped by your true, divinely inspired life purpose.
“I had always felt like I was not living up to my potential and that there was something more to life- something more I “should be doing”. What I discovered was that what I thought my life purpose was actually my parents/culture’s idea of what I should be- not mine! This was transformational and allowed me to finally decide for myself, based on my own passions, my true purpose. My Divine Purpose is now conscious and drives all decisions and choices I make in my everyday life.”~ Julie Chapman in Greensboro NC
Included in the Life On Purpose Course are these special bonuses designed to further enhance your life on purpose:
One of the most powerful ways to bring more purpose and passion in your life is through Purpose Projects Purpose Project will escalate your ability to design your life on purpose. This special report will show you how to be sure how your Purpose Project are Divinely Inspired.
We all have the gift of engagement — the ability to engage ourselves and others into the possibility of living on purpose, for example. Yet, for many of us, it’s not well differentiated and therefore we have only limited access to it.
Have you bought into the ‘Golden Year Fantasy’ that says that once you reach sixty or sixty-five, you’re supposed to retire to some Sun City type retirement community where you and all the other ‘has beens’ spend countless hours playing tennis, golf or shuffle board, only to die quietly in your sleep a few years later? Well, that’s simply not the reality of today.
Hundreds of people have benefited from the Life On Purpose Process as an online program in the past paying as much as $219. For a limited time the Life On Purpose Course is available to Udemy student for the introductory special tuition of $149.
I was already familiar with Brad’s work because I reviewed his book Life on Purpose: Six Passages to an Inspired Life in 2007, and we’ve kept in touch over the years. Life on Purpose is simply the best book on life purpose I’ve ever read, and it deserves the rare honor of maintaining a solid 5-star average rating on Amazon.com.
I went through the entire program in May, and I loved it. I had to chuckle at the synchronicity because this was essentially the product I was trying to create. My ideas and processes were different of course, but the end benefits would be the same — to help you bring a clear sense of purpose to your life and to fully ground it in your daily actions, so that you’re truly living on purpose. ~ Personal development expert Steve Pavlina
This is an optional section but if you've not watched it previously (it's the intro to the Life On Purpose Course), take a few minutes to watch it now.
Download the PDF of the workbook and the progress summary form now. The Progress Summary Form is available as a PDF as well as a MS Word document in case you want to work with it on your computer. Refer to them as needed as you move through the Life On Purpose Process.
The quiz is simply to give you the opportunity to evaluate your progress along the Purposeful Path.
The Wheel of Life Excel file is for students familiar with Excel Spreadsheets who want to use one to create their own wheel of life which can then be shared with others including their Life On Purpose Coach (if you have one.)
Purpose Projects is one of the strongest ways to experience living your life on purpose and being known in the world as your life purpose. They are also a great place for the Inherited to sneak in and co-op your projects for its own use. This report will help you be sure that all your Purpose Projects are truly divinely inspired.
In 1996, Brad Swift co-founded Life on Purpose Institute, an organization dedicated to helping people clarify and live true to their life purposes. Through the Coaches Mentoring Program, he trains aspiring coaches to carry on the vision of the Institute: Being a catalyst for creating a World On Purpose. He is the author of a number of books of visionary fiction and nonfiction including Life On Purpose: Six Passages to an Inspired Life, an award winning finalist in the Self-Help: Motivational division of the Best Books 2007 Awards sponsored by USA News. Brad has been a life and business coach for over 25 years. He and his wife, Ann (the other co-founder) live in the "Paradise Found" of the North Carolina smokey mountains with their daughter and a menagerie of pets.