is some goal or goals which we find personally meaningful
to live for. When we enjoy a life free of war in a reasonably safe country where opportunities still exist or can be created, life is a lot more interesting when we find what we believe
in, what is meaningful
to us, and when we live in line with our beliefs or work towards such life.
For example: you might believe in living a simple life on the land whilst caring for such land as much as possible and re-building a native birdlife. But you have no money and no land. So you might go to a shearing school, and shear for many years whilst saving your money. Eventually you will buy a block of land to get yourself started, and after much work, you will have the land you need to make a simple living. You will be able to plant the missing trees and after 5 years already enjoy some tree corridors and see the native birdlife move back into your area. This is not a dream. It is possible but does require much commitment and work.
So if you believe
in leaving the planet in a better state, consider minimising your travels, planting native trees each year providing natural habitats for native wildlife and watch your haven develop around you. If you believe
in building strong and meaningful relationships with others, your purpose might be building and enjoying a community around family and friends. It's up to each one of us to find what we believe
in and build our life around it.
Ideally such purpose will also fulfill all of our financial needs. When it comes to earning a living whilst trying to also make it meaningful to you, follow your heart
, explore how you can fulfill your purpose and make an honest
living, not what others want you to do.
Mechanics do not make enough money
, some say.
What if you love mechanics, have tried it and still love it ? Why not follow your heart, apply yourself and become really good at it. Take pride in it.
And if you really need that money...., by being an outstanding mechanic, or having your own business, your odds of making that money are high.
... Only if you need it though. How much money do you really
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