Writer Bruce Feiler is a pro at examining life stories and looking for patterns to help us live with more meaning, purpose and joy. Here’s what he found when he applied his skills to commencement speeches.
Have you been working heads down for so long that you’re not sure what you find interesting anymore? Or are you bored in your work life, confused, or unsure where to even start? Here are three strategies to zoom in on what lights you up, from consultant and speaker Dorie Clark.
Often the best and easiest way to improve your own sense of well-being and meaningfulness is to switch your lens: Concentrate less on yourself and more on being connected with others, says philosopher and psychology researcher Frank Martela. Identify the people who give you vitality, strength and love, and spend time with them.