A new take on “Finding” your life’s purpose

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What’s your life’s purpose? Do you know?

I grew up being told that I had to ‘figure’ out my life’s purpose. I was told we all had one, and that each of us is here on earth for a specific reason. I was told that we’re all different and that we all have different life-purposes for how we are supposed to live our lives, and I wanted to figure out mine.

But how do I even think to go about that? What does a life-purpose look like? And how am I supposed to just figure it out?

I literally spent years trying to find out who I was, why I was here, and what on earth I was supposed to do with my life. After all, we should know by the time we’re ‘adults’–right?

Well maybe not just like that. There may be a different truth. (But you can decide for yourself what you want to believe.)


So I just recently read a quote somewhere in a book, a blog, or an article about a new way to look at our life’s purpose. Something that helps take the anxiety out of my life a bit. And the quote went something like this:

“We don’t ‘figure out’ our life’s purpose, we choose it.”

That means, that basically, we can have ANY life’s purpose imaginable! We can create, and re-create, choose, change our minds, recalibrate, then know for sure, without a doubt that this is going to be my life’s purpose from now on.

And you know what I believe?

I believe YES! All the way.

I believe very strongly that we will all continuously learn, and grow, and evolve. I believe that yes, we all DO have purpose.

But that it may not be just one.

I believe that in each and every moment, our life’s purpose is different.

For example, when I’m with my cat, my purpose is to be just that….with my cat. To take care of her needs in that moment. To love on her. To kiss on her. To play with her. To sit on her. (Wait, what?!) 🙂

Perhaps today my purpose will be to just sit still with her and watch her dream those sweet kitty dreams. But it changes throughout the day. Throughout each moment.

My purpose around my cat is ever-changing, and will always be that way.

Just like everything else.

Nothing stays the same. Nothing is permanent.

And that includes who we are now, verses who we will be 10 years from now.

Alongside our physical changes, comes mental changes. Changes in perspective. Our opinions change. Our identities change.

I think it would be silly to believe that our “life’s purpose” wouldn’t change as well. Or at least shift into a deeper or slightly different truth, don’t you think?


So, Id like to ask you again:

Today, in this moment, what is your life’s purpose? Do you know? Can you choose? (Keep in mind that your answer can be more than one!)

I challenge you today to be more aware. Be present. Be mindful.

Think about who you really are, and who you are supposed to be.

Think about what you were placed in this moment for, and what your role is within it.

And then do the thing you choose.

Do the best that you can.

And then move on into your next moment.

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Life is a constant shift.

The leaves of time are changing color.

What color will you choose?


I love you so much! I am so extremely grateful you stopped by. I’m here for you, whatever you need. Contact me, message me, comment below, whatever. I’d love to hear from you!! ❤


With intense and purposeful love & joy,
❤ Brittany

Magical moments

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Warm summer night. Earth beneath my body.

Holding me.

Open. Aware. I listen.

Crickets singing the sun to sleep.

Flashes of golden magic in the air.

A cool breeze.

Fireflies.

Deep thought. Getting lost now. Going ever deeper.

A bright light. In the corner of my eye.

Nature’s calling me.

It motions. Signals. For my attention.

I come back. To life.

Consciously aware now.

No longer in my story.

Resistance never lasting.

Grateful.

For the magical creatures. Most magnificent creations.

I am here now. We are one.


Nature has a way about itself. I sat on the ground one evening. Feet planted in the earth.

Connected.

Totally present.

But not completely.

Mind deeply attached to thought. Conversations long passed. Words that linger on.

Thoughts.

Emotions stirring within me.

I became unconscious. Not the kind of unconsciousness that puts me to sleep or in a coma. I’m talking about becoming so deeply attached to thoughts in my mind that I wasn’t experiencing the beauty that life had to offer in that exact moment.

A firefly. Charges itself up brightly within an inch of my left eye. I look up.

I wake up.

Nature calls us when we need it most. Sometimes we listen. And other times not.

I look up and I see magic.

I was missing out on the light show.

The sunset.

And all the magical moments in-between.

Life is stirring all around us. We hardly take the time to notice.

Find the magic in today. Find where life stirs in your life. Notice. Be grateful. You’ll never have this moment again. Each moment is precious. Don’t miss out on your moments.

After all, moments are what make up our lives.

Be in love with your life. Cherish it. It will pass one day. At least that’s what they tell me.

Never miss a moment, never miss out on life.


I love you. I am so extremely grateful for your life. Your soul. Your essence.

You are beautiful. You are cherished.

Find the magic in your moments. And live a magical life.

With love, gratitude, and all those beautiful emotions in-between,
❤ Brittany

Being “on time” (funny story)

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Funny story.

So I’m headed to a tea date to meet with two of my most favorite girl-friends.

I leave my house “extra early” so that I won’t be late.

I HATE being late. —-> I think it might stem from being so late as a child everywhere we went with my family. We just couldn’t be on time to anything! And it stressed me out. Like really bad. Plus, I don’t want people to think I’m irresponsible or unreliable. I like to be seen as a ‘good person.’

So anyway, I’m driving.

Checking the clock, making sure that I know where I’m going, how to get there, and that I’ll be early to meet my friends.

Well, I arrive about 5 minutes early in the parking lot. I start scrambling to get all of my things gathered up in order to go inside, and then I stopped.

I asked myself: “Why am I in such a rush? What’s the worst thing that could happen if I were exactly on time? What’s the worst thing that could happen if I were late? And does it really mean that I’m a ‘bad person’ if I am running a bit late?”

I chose something right then, in that moment.

“I’m going to CHOOSE to be late! Like at least 3 minutes, but maybe even 5! YES. I can do this.”

So you know what I did?

I put my stuff back in the seats.

Buckled up.

Then drove off.

I drove around, checking out the amazing beauty the morning had for me. I drove through the streets of the town, watching how the sun kissed the sides of buildings in the most interesting places. The golden sunlight was simply magical.

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I see all that I miss out on by believing the thought “I can’t be late. I’ll be seen as a bad person.”

I miss out on peace of mind. I miss out on joy. On laughter. Watching people move through the streets at a simple pace. No worries. No rush. Just living life, with no expectations.

I love life when I take time to notice just how beautiful it really is.

So I look down at the time. 10:03am.

I did it. I am late. I AM SOOOOO LATE!!

I started giggling to myself. That turned into extreme laughter. Laughter at how goofy I must look laughing. Alone. In my car right now. But also a laughter of the fact that I take life too damn seriously sometimes (A LOT) and about how ridiculous I am.

I am totally ridiculous.

It’s fun to laugh. It feels good. The heart lightens. It’s playful. The body feels like it could float up up up and away. Into the atmosphere.

I love it.

So I park my car.

I get out. Walk up to the tea shop.

I’m late. My friends are going to be wondering where I am. I’m just late, that’s all.

So I open the doors, and..

NOBODY.

I’m the first one in the tea shop.

What is going on? I look on the schedule again.

“Tea date with friends — 10:00am. Check. Savoy Tea shop. Check. Well, looks like my friends decided to be late too! I’ll just wait for them here.”

I wait. And wait. I check my phone for messages.

Nothing.

I check my email. Ah, okay. Now we’re getting somewhere.

I get a message. Everyone is meeting at..wait. Am I seeing this correctly, 10:30am?

And I laugh. Once again.

What a funny day. What an experience.

Lesson for the day: “Don’t take life so damn seriously.”

Allow yourself to find the joy in the moment. Stop worrying about the future.

Stop worrying about what other people think about you. (That’s a tough one for me.)

And most of all, find your laughter today. Laugh at yourself.

Make time for more playfulness and fun.

Just BE MORE FUN!

And as always, you know that I love you.

You’re amazing. And beautiful. You are kind.

You deserve kindness and laughter and playfulness in your life, so start today by giving it to yourself! You won’t be sorry.

With much love and gratitude from my heart to yours,
❤ Brittany