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Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life

Know what meaningful means to you

Synonyms: significant, relevant, important, consequential, telling, material, valid, worthwhile

Corazon-Aquino meaningfulI would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life. – Corazon Aquino – Maria Corazon “Cory” Aquino y Cojuangco y Sumulong, a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, was the first woman to hold that office and the first female president in Asia.

What makes a job or a career worthwhile? What makes our life worthwhile? What makes anything thing meaningful? And most importantly – what is meaningful to you?

Often our lives do not reflect or seem in alignment with what we profess to value. We may say that integrity is important to us, that is is vital to us having a meaningful life. But, if we video our lives 24/7 for a week – would our actions reflect this.

Coaches help to reflect back to you the disparity between words and actions; reality and fantasy; theory and progress.

Discovering what meaning is for us is not a 10-minute affair. It takes serious reflection and peeling deeper into the onion of our beliefs to find meanings behind meanings.

Meaningful work, a meaningful career is one element of a meaningful life.

A meaningful life is crucial to your health and happiness. Research shows that when you feel fulfilled, you’re happier at work and you may even live longer. And here’s even more good news: It doesn’t take a lot of effort to find your purpose. Read full article»