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Who You Were Meant to Be: A Guide to Finding or Recovering Your Life's Purpose

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Finding one's purpose in life and fulfilling it is a desire we all share. Yet many of us are living the lives and dreams imposed upon us by our family, friends and society. Once we understand the fears, frustrations and loyalties that sabotage our dreams and best efforts at personal growth, we can free ourselves from doubt and defeat and find out what we really want to do ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by New Horizon Press (first published July 15th 2000)
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Sachin Ganpat
This book was really hard for me to go through, especially the first few chapters. The thought in my head was, "why is she pushing all of this selfishness?". In my mind, such selfishness was akin to greed and narcissism. But I still pushed through. Chapter 4 was the pinnacle of my disapproval and thought I would stop there, but I didn't and I was glad I did.

It took me 7 months to complete this book, but I now understand how much my ego and upbringing has limited me in finding my purpose. I'd li
Family of origins perspective on dissatisfaction with one's career/relationship/life choices, and what to do about it. Despite the (for my tastes) hokey title, the content is palatable and had some useful ideas and compelling passages.
This is one of my all-time favorites. Gibson covers all the concepts of The Alchemist but through straightforward psychology without all the fluff.
Wendy Reiersen
This book showed me how to figure out where to start in figuring out what I wanted to do with my life, and also that it wasn't too late.
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