art at the very beginning. The journey to fulfilment begins the moment you intend to learn how to lead a fulfilling life – what I call the fulfilment intention. The most fundamental motivation of your life is not to just exist, not to just struggle, but to learn how to create a fulfilling life. Then life stops being a scary world of struggles and difficulties, or a world of mediocrity and sameness, and becomes a world of endless possibilities.
Know what you’re looking for. Well, you already know what you’re looking for – fulfilment. But before you can recognise when you have, it helps to know what it looks and feels like. The definition I use for fulfilment is ‘a creation of positive experiences’ – a fulfilled person knows how, and has the power to, create positive experiences. A positive experience makes you feel good, grow in your abilities, is important to you and leaves you feeling optimistic and enthusiastic for more. And if you become good at creating fulfilling experiences, your perceptions about life and living shift from pessimistic to optimistic, and from uninterested disengagement to highly interested enthusiastic engagement.