For as long as I can remember, I have been wondering “Why am I here?”. When teachers at school asked me what I wanted to do when I grew up, I would answer “I want to be happy”. But, this is not a job. So, as my fellow students, I went to school, and since I had good grades, I went to University to do some engineering without really knowing “Why am I here?”. Does it seem similar to you?
I struggled a lot with the lessons that I didn’t like because I didn’t see the point. I finally succeeded in having my engineering degree, yes… But, then, what? Did I have some clue then about “Why am I here”? Nope. Still no answer.
So I followed the general path, and found a job. Then, another one. I had the feeling that my life was meaningless. I spent hours looking at my screen computer, saying to myself, “there has to be something else…”. Motivation and concentration went down bit by bit, pressure and stress went up, so much that one day… I couldn’t pretend anymore. My body and my brain told me to stop. After one more year, switching back and forth between being on sick leave and going to work, I finally quit my job.
During this previous year, I had some time to wonder “Why am I here?”. I had gotten an interest into personal development few years beforehand, and as I was in a quest to discover the meaning of my life, I was interested with happiness, habits, productivity, well-being, and life purpose. I was really into it, spending hours reading books, articles, doing online training, webinars, seminars… I learnt a lot and I applied it to my life. I was in my element when doing this. And I had lots of positives results.
So when I quit my job, I decided that, yes, it was time for me to start something meaningful. I have tested numerous things in my own life, some didn’t work, and some had a really positive impact. This is why I decided to talk about my own struggles and experiences in life in order to help those who are struggling now and wondering “Why am I here?”.
It has only been 6 months since I have launched my website, but for the first time in my life, I finally know “Why I am here”. I found my path in this world and my goal is to make others find their own. But this all starts with one small yet so important thing: you have to LOVE yourself first. Everything comes from this. You have the power. You are able to do whatever you want. You are able to be whoever you want. But you have to believe in yourself. You have to trust yourself.
Life is not a bed of roses and we do struggle a lot just to survive here. Yet the purpose of life is not to “survive” but to really “live your life at the best”.
I now aim at making a difference and informing as many as I can about the fact that everything is possible. Because if “I” have succeeded in finding my place here, everyone can do the same. It won’t be easy, for sure, but the journey that will lead you to your real deserved place is full of good experiences, people and growth.
You deserve to show the world your potential because, yes, even if you don’t believe so yet, you HAVE potential, you have a really great potential. But much like the seed lost in the desert, you need the right environment to blossom. You need to move and to create these good surroundings for yourself. No one will ever do it for you. You have to be the creator of your life. If you want things to change, YOU have to change.
And I will do all that I can to help you find your special quality, your special talent and potential.
Believe in yourself, trust life and never forget about your dreams. I will bet that soon, you too will know “why you are here”.