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Photo: fran_kie (Shutterstock) One of the many unanticipated aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been being forced to (or having the opportunity to—depending on how you see it) reflect on what you want to do with the rest of your life. Maybe you lost your job and want to use this as a chance to figure out what other type of work you might enjoy more. Or maybe you’ve been working more than ever over the past few months, and that has caused you to consider whether that’s really how you want to continue to earn a living. Of course, it’s not always possible—or even advisable —to “follow your passion” when it comes to finding a job. But it can be useful to figure out what, for you, has meaning and purpose. The result may not necessarily be a career-related epiphany, but it could help you figure out how to bring meaning and purpose to different parts of your life (including your job). Here are two questions to ask yourself to identify the driving forces in your life. How to find meaning and purpose The questions come courtesy of Cleo Wade , a community builder, TED speaker and the author of books including Heart Talk The Journal: 52 Weeks of Self-Love, Self-Care, and Self-Discovery , and are found in a post that’s part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series. First, Wade points out that despite all the pressure, we shouldn’t feel as though we have to […]