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A Helpful Reminder from the Finns

A Helpful Reminder from the Finns

meaning, life, purpose

Taken from a CNBC article, “I’m a psychology expert in Finland, the No. 1 happiest country in the world.

As a Finnish philosopher and psychology researcher, people often ask me: “What is the meaning of life?” 

But the bigger question isn’t about some cosmic meaning of life. It’s about how to find meaning in life. What makes life feel worthy and valuable to you?

For six years in a row, Finland has ranked No. 1 as the happiest country in the world. And having lived here my entire life, I’ve learned that finding meaning in life boils down to five words: Make yourself meaningful to others. 

You can do this by opening yourself up to deep connections with both your community and your passions. Here’s how:

  1. Live for yourself, not someone else’s expectations.
  2. Become an expert and share your knowledge.
  3. Practice random acts of kindness.
  4. Be a good neighbor.
  5. Embrace quiet time together.

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