Ten meanings of life
Generated with a little help from AI suggestions.
1. Consciousness / Presence
"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough." – Mae West: Seize every opportunity that comes your way and make the most of it!
"Living in the moment: Enjoying life's simple pleasures and savoring every experience."
2. Happiness / Joy
"The purpose of life is to be happy." – Dalai Lama: Life is about finding what makes you happy and pursuing it, regardless of what other people think.
"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all." – Oscar Wilde: Too many people just go through the motions without really enjoying life. Make sure to stop and smell the roses once in a while!
"The pursuit of happiness: Living a life that brings you fulfillment and joy."
3. Love / Respect
Life is about relationships: The relationships you have with others are what give your life meaning.
4. Hope / Belief
Believe in yourself. Your self-worth arises from your achievements. You should be proud of them. There is nothing wrong with boasting and showing off for motivation and self-esteem.
"Finding your purpose: Discovering what you're meant to do in life and going after it with passion."
Life is about growth: Personal growth and development are important aspects of a fulfilling life.
5. Contribution / Constructive
For example, you may pick up trash when jogging in your neighborhood (plogging).
Life is about service: Helping others and making a difference in the world can give your life purpose and meaning.
6. Metaphor / Myth
Life is what you make it: You can make your life whatever you want it to be.
"The Search for Meaning: an exploration of what it means to be alive and what our purpose is"
" creating meaning: how we can create our own purpose and meaning in life, even if it isn't apparent at first"
7. Help / Generosity
"The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." – Pablo Picasso: Everyone has something special to offer the world, and the more you give, the more fulfilled you will feel. The habit of performing small spontaneous acts readily. You help yourself by helping others.
"Making a difference: Using your talents and abilities to help others and make the world a better place."
8. Journey / Adventure
"Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans." – John Lennon: You can't control everything that happens in life, so go with the flow and enjoy the ride.
9. Humour / Laughter
Telling jokes is fun. The ability to change perceptions and to look at things differently is seriously important.
10. Health / Fitness
"Creating balance: Striving for physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing."
Life is about balance: A balanced lifestyle including work, play, and rest is essential for a happy and fulfilling life.