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The Importance of Being Versus Doing

  It’s been three months since I last posted here. It wasn’t a case of lack of time, laziness or procrastination. It was the natural consequence of listening to my body. I needed a full reset. Sometimes you need to stop to find your centre. During this time, I didn’t want to write. I didn’t want to work on any of my projects. After four years of living with the words “find your purpose” at the forefront of my mind, I needed to halt. I had been constantly searching for that holy grail that was supposed to make me feel happy to be alive because I’m doing what I love. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s important to design a life that aligns with our values and desires, but this mentality had me constantly looking forward and, unconsciously, I started to believe my life has no real value until I’m living that purpose . I became goal-oriented instead of being in the present moment. I started to assign more value to doing rather than being . And by “doing” I mean “achieving”. The thought of