This page is dedicated to resources and activities pertaining to purpose – “having a sense of meaning, being motivated to give back to others and the world in some positive way.”

Activities for Individuals

Write in a Gratefulness Journal

Create a Personal Mission Statement Online form that develops a personal mission statement based on your answers

Big Potential: How Transforming the Pursuit of Success Raises Our Achievement, Happiness and Well-being – Shawn Achor

Before Happiness: The 5 Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change – Shawn Achor

The Book of Joy – Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu

How to Break Up with Your Phone – Catherine Price

The Future of Happiness: 5 Modern Strategies for Balancing Productivity and Well-being in the Digital Era – Amy Blankson

How Full is Your Bucket? Educator’s Edition – Tom Rath, Donald Clifton

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Bus driver high-fiving students on the bus
Smiling teacher helping student
Serving healthy food to students