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What Do You Want In Life?

Throughout the years I’ve met some awesome people, particularly through my job. One of my patients today asked me, “what do you want in life?”

I was speechless for a few seconds. I certainly was not expecting such a question in the middle of one of the busiest days I’ve had this week.

After a few seconds on pondering the question, I answered with a question. “In what way do you want me to answer that?”

We both laughed.

Then I replied will full honesty.


I got home, relaxed and it came to me. . . I want happiness. . . But at which point will I say that I’ve reached optimum happiness. Now that I’ve had time to reflect on the question, that was definitely just half of the answer. Happiness can include several different factors throughout the different stages of life that contribute to our happiness as beings. We will have moments of ups and downs but always looking to be happy.

What will make me feel complete? Is how I should have thought about the question. I have two days to think of this new question and when I get back to work, I will share my new answer with my patient .

Have you ever been asked such questions? What would make you complete? When does someone really reach Happiness? What are the terms in which live life now? What plans do you have for your future?


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