This is something that has been troubling me my whole life. I know, I’m a bit old to not have it sorted out yet. Ah, well.
I’ve come across this neat little scheme a while ago. It struck an instant chord.
In my profile it says that I’m “living in order to learn to earn”. I realise what a luxury this is, most people are pushed into a direction, not necessarily ideal, by circumstances, early in life. But each day I am closer to the centre. Ikigai! Sounds like a war cry.
Let’s see what all I have tried so far:
Be as it may, the sanest meaning of life that I’ve heard recently comes paraphrased via C. G. Jung:
Our job in life is to become the person we are when we die.
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