Which egg are you hunting for?
A chocolate one? A golden one? An egg that comes with a surprise?
Well, for this year’s Easter celebration I wish for you to find your noble goal!
Sometimes we are so excited and also distracted by the hunting process of any treasures that we can find around us, that we do not realize that the most precious thing we could ever wish for is actually already with us!
It is a matter of where we direct our focus.
According to Six Seconds a noble goal is enduring and inspiring, something that goes beyond the daily struggle. This helps us maintain a long-term focus so we can avoid the confusion of short-term thinking.
It is pointed outward, so while we benefit from the work that we put in towards its achievement, this also has a positive outlook on others (our family, community, etc.).
A noble goal integrates different domains, thus encompassing all dimensions of our lives: serving our noble goal in one domain (e.g. work) supports us in all others (e.g. family).
Our noble goal has also the power of motivating and inspiring us at a deep level, thus helping us have the energy to work for it even when things get tough.
Last but not least, our noble goal helps us stay out of ego and power struggles, in the sense that we won’t be superior or inferior to anyone else in order for us to pursue it.
Has this sparked any reflection in you?
How does your egg look like?