269: How to find deeper purpose in life – with Dan Millman (part one – all-star)
December 13, 2022

How and where do you find deeper purpose in your life? My goodness, that’s a BIG question to tackle…. and a vital one, too. So, we’re jumping in head-first to see what we can uncover.

My special guest today is author Dan Millman and he’s simplifying how to find deeper purpose in life. Now, you may be familiar with Dan as he wrote the book, Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives many moons ago… or you may be new to his work.

Either way, he brings to the table so much heartfelt wisdom on how to turn intentions into action, challenges into strength, and life experience into wisdom. And when we do that, we begin to realize that there are no ordinary moments in life… when you look again, you realize that every moment has the bright opportunity to be mind-blowing and spectacular if you slow down to really see it.  And when you do, Dan believes that your deeper purpose shines back at you.

Here’s how.

My special guest today is Dan Millman and he’s simplifying how to find deeper purpose in life.

We tackle and simplify all aspects of it, including:

Just a quick bit of love to you, our listeners at The Simplifiers Podcast!

When you hear an episode like today’s on the podcast that potentially stirs up a new idea in your heart, talk about it with someone else.

Maybe you’re thinking about making your own jump, like taking a great big leap in your career, your relationships or how you structure your calendar… I just want to encourage you to talk about it with someone else. Choose someone you trust who you know will give you wise counsel.

Gain their insight and don’t be afraid to say, “hey, I heard this thing on The Simplifiers Podcast… I’m thinking about doing something BIG – what do you think?” Spark a conversation – you might be surprised with what you learn. This is how we all grow and evolve.

Q: Are you ready to find your deeper purpose in life? If yes, this one is for you.

It’s time to #DoTheThing!

What’s catching my eye this week

My challenge for you this week

How are you going to take what you’ve learned in today’s episode and to help you find your deeper purpose in life? What’s one thing you’ll do differently? Share it with me, privately or publicly. Snap a photo of you doing the thing, and tag @thesimplifiers on Instagram for added accountability and support!

Links, books and apps mentioned

Book: Peaceful Heart, Warrior Spirit: The True Story of My Spiritual Quest – Dan Millman

Book: The Four Purposes of Life: Finding Meaning and Direction in a Changing World – Dan Millman

Book: Humankind: A Hopeful History – Rutger Bregman

Book: Improv Wisdom: Don’t Prepare, Just Show Up – Patricia Ryan Madson

App: The Life Purpose Calculator – discover how to make the most of this current year – Dan Millman

Podcast: How to overcome obstacles + face your fears, featuring Koya Webb – The Simplifiers Podcast

Podcast: How to squash your limiting self-beliefs – The Simplifiers Podcast