Your Mission, Your Purpose
For 25 years, Rabbi Simon Jacobson has advised people of all backgrounds on how to find purpose. The free resources on this page will help you to write your own personal mission statement.
P.O.P.P. is the Meaningful Life Center’s proprietary method for revealing your personal mission statement. It stands for: Personality, Opportunities, People & Places — the four criteria you’ll consider when assessing who you are. Start with the first article on this page, then dive deeper.
Do You Fear Change
Do I fear change? And what can I do about it? Because if you don’t mitigate it, this fear of change will keep you from making any move in life.Read More
Let’s Illuminate the World!
Meaning is the single most important ingredient in a person’s life. Help us continue to give The Gift of Meaning.Read More
The Real You Is Healthy
Your birthright is a purposeful, healthy inner self. You have probably suffered traumas and been negatively effected by surroundings and events in your life — especially during childhood. But, underneath it all, your true self is healthy.Read More
Mastering the Challenge of Inspiration Every Day
How do you maintain a “for today” attitude when every day seems the same? Fight boredom with these ideas for daily and weekly activities to master the challenge of inspiration.Read More
Leave Your Past Behind
How can you leave your past behind? You must have a vision for the future. Without a vision for the future, you will gravitate toward the things that controlled you in the past.Read More
In Eikev, this week’s Torah portion, we begin to deal with one of life’s biggest questions: “What am I truly capable of achieving”…Read More
How to Find Continuity In Your Life
Topic: Your Daily Life; How to Figure Out Who You Are
You need give yourself the opportunity to transcend the minutiae that clutter your days. You have to go below the surface and think, “Why was I put there?
The Birth of Projection
Only through prayer and through our connection to the past do we have the power to overcome the challenges of the present. When you are stuck in a pit overwhelmed by difficulties, you cannot solve the problem alone.Read More
How to Vacation With Purpose
The word vacation evokes a feeling of letting go, freedom, lightheartedness and even folly. It brings to mind visions of beaches and mojitos, frolicking in the water and relaxing under the stars. Vacation is usually associated with an escape from our reality, a runaway from the daily grind and life’s responsibilities.Read More