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Why Have a Life Purpose? 5 Reasons You Should Have a Purpose

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This is part 2 of a series on how to discover your real purpose in life. If you haven’t done so, read part 1 first: How to Know If You are Living Your Life Purpose NOW “When a man does not know what harbor he is…

How to Know If You are Living Your Life Purpose NOW

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This is part 1 of a series on how to discover your real purpose in life. * Note from Celes: Starting this month, we’re getting back to basics at PE. I’m revisiting the classic serieses, starting with the very first topic of life development: discovering our life…

Ask Celes – My Father Just Passed Away and It Seems Pointless that He Isn’t Around Anymore. What Should I Do?

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Hi Celes! First, I wanted to congratulate you on your engagement! I am not sure if you remember me, but I used to participate all the time in your 30DLBL and 30BBM runs. I want to thank you for all you have contributed. Though you may…

Ask Celes – How Do You Know If Your Life Purpose Is For Life (and Not Short/Medium Term)?

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Hi Celes, during my personal journey of discovering my life purpose I detoured through 3 Life purposes before realising my true passion, which is being a motivational speaker and a life coach. I came to this realisation because I have a vision which stretches over…

Are You a Self-Help Junkie?

Self-Help Junkie

What do you do every time you read a self-help post? Do you reflect it back onto your life and see how it’s relevant to you? Or do you just click the “x” button and surf away to another page, forgetting what you just read?

Self-help junkies are people who indulge in self-help without action. I’ve come across a number of self-help junkies in the course of my work, which can be classified them into 3 groups. The first group is called the “Observers”. Observers read, acknowledge the concepts, see the merits, are even able to analyze and critique in the theoretical sense, but that’s where it ends.

How To Know What You Want To Do In Life


Hi Celes, I have no idea what I want to do. I envy those who from their early days know what they’ll be and what they’ll do. Please help. – M

Getting clarity on what to do is one of the most common questions I get from readers and clients alike. For some of my clients, they feel they are entering a period of their life where they should have clarity in what they want to do. Hence, not knowing what they want to do makes them feel frustrated.

Keep Your End Objective In Mind

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To keep your end objective in mind is crucial for conscious living. It can be divided into two phases: 1) Identify your end objective 2) Evaluate everything against your objective. 1) Identify Your End Objective Whenever you are starting a new task, activity or goal,…

Are You Sleepwalking Your Life Away? (Part 2)


This is a follow-up post to the original article Are You Sleepwalking Your Life Away? to clarify on certain key points as well as reply to the large volume of feedback from readers. Influx of traffic In all honesty, the response to the original article…

Are You Sleepwalking Your Life Away?


Do you have a clear direction for your life? What life long goals and dreams do you have for your life, career, health, relationships, wealth and spirituality? Are you actively pursuing them? Or are you just keeping them stashed at the back of your mind?

Sleepwalkers – These are people who live through their lives in an unconscious state. Being conscious isn’t about being physically awake – Many people around us are physically awake, yet living unconsciously. They are not fully aware of who they are, the larger context of life they are a part of and their real purpose in life.

Living in Alignment with Your Purpose

Living in Alignment with Your Purpose

This is last part of a 7-part series on how to discover your real purpose in life. How to Know If You are Living Your Life Purpose NOW 5 Reasons You Should Have a Life Purpose (if You Don’t Already Have One) Why Earning Money…