Sense of Purpose

Awe isn't always a comforting feeling -- sometimes it can be downright frightening -- but it's a powerful way to cut through the monotony and see things in a new light. We hope that the awe exercises on Greater Good in Action will be a useful starting point as you aspire to make your life more "awesome."
Recruiting and keeping top talent is one of the keys to having a successful business, and there's increasing recognition that if employers do not engage their workers in an effective way, employees will take their business elsewhere.
A new study published in The Lancet reports that having a sense of meaning and purpose may increase your lifespan.
With the change of life come obvious physical changes -- hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain... the list goes on. Many menopausal women seek balance in their lives, often focusing on the spiritual as well as the physical. Their priorities often shift as they take this opportunity for self-reflection.
Navy SEAL Combat Veteran joins HuffPost Live to discuss how he found happiness.
Welcome to Thrive on Live with @CaroMT. Everyone encourages you to find your purpose and discover your true passion, but it's more than just a gateway to more meaning. It can actually increase your lifespan. We will discuss how and why this happens.
Rabbi Levi Brackman talks with Caroline about how you don't have to believe in God to find your purpose in life.
In another study, a sense of purpose was found to help protect the brain against the damage of Alzheimer's disease. Previous
Acquiring new habits isn't easy. But isn't it time we gave our emotional health the same tender loving care we typically afford our physical bodies?
Washington is an island drowning in its own self-interest, surrounded by a hurting and unhappy nation of deeply patriotic citizens who hunger for shared national purpose but find our politics to be sickening, insulting and corrupted.