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The Day I Quit My Job to Pursue My Passion: 6 Tips on When to Quit Your Job

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Last year I was spring cleaning and found my resignation letter to my previous company. This was the same letter that officialized my departure from the corporate world and my pursuing my passion. Today, I thought to share it with you : Dear ****** (my then-manager’s name), I would like to inform you that I am resigning from my…

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 making for, no wind is the right wind.” ~ Seneca…

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. “The biggest threat to our well-being is the absence of moral clarity and purpose.” ~ Rich Sherman “The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~ Socrates “Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re…

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 not know it, you have made such a difference in…

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 30 years (hence its a life purpose/passion). My question to…

Are You a Self-Help Junkie?

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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

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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

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, always be clear on what your end objective is. Why…