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Finding Your Purpose

By: Christine Whelan
Narrated by: Christine Whelan
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So many of us today feel like we’re merely existing instead of thriving - and that’s where a purpose-oriented mind-set comes in. Living with purpose means using your gifts, in keeping with your values, to make a positive impact on the lives of others. But it’s not easy. Half the work of cultivating greater purpose in life involves facing personal and profound questions. What matters most to me? What do I value in other people, and why? What positive change do I want to see in the world?

Finding Your Purpose is designed to help answer questions like these and to put you on the path to meaning. Over the span of 10 engaging, empowering lessons, Professor Christine B. Whelan translates academic research into a program for making a difference in your everyday life, giving you a guidebook for anticipating - and navigating - the practical and emotional obstacles that may stand in the way of discovering your purpose. Whether you’re pushed by pain to make a change in your life or simply intrigued by the possibility of an even better life, this Audible Original is about possibilities and purpose.

It is, ultimately, an Audible Original made just for you.

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About the Creator and Performer

Dr. Christine B. Whelan is a Clinical Professor in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and the Director of the Money, Relationship and Equality Initiative. She graduated  magna cum laude from Princeton University and earned both a master’s and doctorate degree from the University of Oxford. Dr. Whelan has held teaching positions at the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Iowa, and Princeton University. Dr. Whelan is the author of five books, including  The Big Picture: A Guide to Finding Your Purpose in Life. She has been published in  The Wall Street Journal,  The Washington Post, and  The New York Times, among other national outlets. She has also appeared live on television programs and radio programs across the nation. Dr. Whelan is a nationally recognized thought leader, helping groups like the DeBruce Foundation, AARP’s Life Reimagined, Jackson National, Kaiser Permanente, and others on purpose-focused approaches to health, finances, and self-improvement strategies. She serves on the board of SEEK Safely and is an outspoken advocate for the dissemination of research-based advice.

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