[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″ id=”” class=”post-content” style=””][text_output]Have you ever stopped to consider the purpose of life? If life is a journey, have you wondered if you are on the right path? We go to school and study so we can get a good job, we need a good job we can afford a good house, a nice car and maintain a comfortable standard of living. Many people do jobs they hate simply because it is the shortest path to this same ideal.
Eventually, we get caught in a race, one motivated by an ideal that is firmly established in our culture as normal. Everybody is running, trying to reach this ideal life quickly so they can relax and enjoy it. We are told that when we reach there, we will be happy. The problem is, we may be focused on the wrong ideal life. Most elderly people will tell you that this ideal is a lie.
Human beings seek purpose in life and often fall into this race thinking this is their purpose: to race and win. The race and the prize supposedly waiting when we cross the finish line is the goal. If you’ve followed our other Mindset Education Lectures, we call this a Level 2 mindset; one that is focused on success and ignores the very things that bring true happiness.
The primary concern of doctors should be, caring for sick people, not money. A doctor with this mindset is happiest when he makes people well. Our true goal should be to seek happiness and success. Unfortunately, the race blinds us from the true joys of living. Living for something greater than yourself brings the greatest happiness. That is why volunteers give of themselves freely.
Success doesn’t equate to money and material comfort. Our greatest happiness comes when our hearts are fulfilled even if our bodies are tired or uncomfortable. Ask yourself, why do you study or work? If you just want to live a comfortable life and retire early, chances are this mindset will get you stuck in this pointless race. However, if you are focused on impacting the lives of those around you positively, then you are on a path to being happy and successful.
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