The Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley writes about the waxing and waning of purpose across and throughout the different stages of life. It’s no bad thing, either, to have different purposes at different times. As author Kira M. Newman says in the article, “Like happiness, purpose is not a destination, but a journey and a practice.”
Researchers see health benefits for seniors who feel a (often flexible) sense of purpose. Such adaptability appears to make it easier to try new things and recover from setbacks. Read the full article here.