Philosophy

What do you think our purpose is here? Are we destined to do something? Or are we just taking up space?

Do You Ever Ponder Our Purpose?

Man sitting on hill alone

Do you ever ponder our purpose? What are we doing on this planet? Have you ever taken a break from the rigorous, sometimes monotonous, fast moving, non-stop pace of life that keeps us plugging away and moving forward, and taken a moment to reflect on the bigger picture?…

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Finding Your Purpose in Life

Man standing in field with light: Finding Your Purpose in Life

Why am I here? What is the meaning of all of this? What is my purpose? Have you ever asked these kinds of questions? Finding our purpose in life is a search that some of us take part in all through life. Others only think about it from time to time, and then there are some who never really think about it at all. Self-awareness and clarity of purposeful vision come in cyclical layers. In other words, we have answers that lead to new questions that offer new insights that propel us to new questions that open up epiphanies that inspire more questions. You see, the discovery of oneself is always unfolding and forever perplexing and new. We are all somewhere on this spiral journey, consciously traveling or not. Whether you know your life’s purpose, have some idea but aren’t quite sure, or are at a complete loss regarding this question, this article is designed for you…

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What Is Our Purpose?

Girl silhouette sunset

I recall an introductory Anthropology class which began with the early human societies we refer to as “hunting and gathering” societies. What most affected me from that class was the idea that those peoples’ sole purpose in life was survival…

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Why Are We Here?

Spring sunset

Have you ever wondered why you are here? Why on earth? Why alive? Why do we exist at all? When I was a why-asking toddler, I am sure I drove my parents nuts. I wanted to know why, why, why for everything. Why do I have to go to sleep? Why can’t I have more ice cream? Why do mosquitoes bite? Why is today Sunday? The list was endless as every answer inspired more questions…

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Existential Psychology Explained

Man sitting on rock

Existential psychology is, in my opinion, the most profound of all psychologies because it deals with the most elemental and basic of all human experiences: our very existence. Existential psychology deals with human existence and our reaction to that existence as the basis of all human experience…

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