Have you found yourself thinking, “Life should be more than this?”
If so, maybe you’re feeling lost and depressed about the difference between your current life and what you hoped your life would be.
Author and creativity coach Eric Maisel coined the term “existential intelligence” to describe the weight carried by those with a high sensitivity to the inherent meaning in everything they do.
If you don’t see your daily activities as a meaningful contribution to your life’s purpose, the discord can make you feel anxious and depressed.
If your job makes you feel dead inside, if your love relationship is stuck in a negative spiral, or if you look in the mirror and want to cry at your reflection, you’re probably feeling lost and wondering how to get to the life you wanted.
Or maybe you’ve already told yourself, “I feel lost in life. But there’s nothing I can do to change that.”
The good news is you’re wrong. There’s always something you can do.
Whether that something will change your life overnight isn’t for me or anyone else to say, but everything you do matters.
Before we address what to do when you feel lost, you need to know why you’re feeling this way.
And that starts with asking a few questions.