Yesterday, on Your Caregiving Journey, Holly, who cares for her husband, joined me for our monthly chat. You can listen to our show via the player below.
We spoke yesterday about new beginnings, inspired by Holly’s upcoming birthday (December 25) and the upcoming turn of a New Year. Because I sometimes struggle with these events, I asked Holly how she feels about these milestones. She loves them, she said, because she loves the possibilities that the newness will bring to her.
We moved into a discussion about purpose; when you understand your purpose, you can move into your new day feeling better about the day, regardless of how challenging and disappointing and draining a day may be. Holly mentioned Dr. Brene Brown, author of The Gifts of Imperfection, and her belief that our acceptance of our vulnerability brings us a sense of peace and purpose. (Note: The Gifts of Imperfection was our April Caregiving Book Club pick; you can listen to our book discussion here.)
I’m curious: How do you define your purpose? And, I’d love to hear your description in six words. Please share in our comments section, below.
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