15 Ways to Create a Life Plan

Episode 36 of the Make Life Epic Podcast is all about the things to do to make your Epic life plan.

If you're wondering what the heck to do with your life and want to figure out your purpose, then this episode is for you. You'll learn the 15 most effective ways to figure out that Rubik's Cube of a problem we call "life". We cover everything from how to do a future self-design to determining your 'Why' to the benefits of a walk-about. You'll see the difference between your talents and skills and which one to focus on.

Show notes:

  • Find your Path: Direction & Purpose = Happiness [1:40-2:20]
  • Determine your Why [2:30-3:40]
  • Future-Self design [3:45-5:15]
  • Do a walk-about [5:25-8:50]
  • Start ruling out things you don’t want [8:55-10:25]
  • Understand your talents and find out how you can fill a need in the world with your talents [10:35-12:35]
  • What are you chasing? Money or Meaning? [12:50-13:40]
  • Find some happy people in your life and try to spend some time with them [13:45-16:10]
  • Break your own stereotypes [16:12-17:20]
  • Slow down and Observe [17:25-18:00]
  • Step out of your Bubble and try new things [18:05-20:00]
  • Volunteer as much as you can [20:05-21:10]
  • Read, Read, Read! [21:15-23:30]
  • Watch a lot of movies [23:35-25:40]
  • Travel as much as you can [25:45-26:28]
  • Ignore what society expects of you and do what you believe in [26:32-27:30]

Links Mentioned:

  1. Start with Why by Simon Sinek [3:15-3:35]
  2. Blake Bender and Eric Depaula of Crossfit Society [19:30-19:50]
  3. Books mentioned: Level up your Life, No Cape Required: 52 ways to unleash your inner hero, The Way of the Seal, No Meat Athlete [22:35- 23:15]
  4. Useful articles to check out:
    1. 7 Strange Questions That Help You Find Your Life Purpose
    2. How to Find Your Life Purpose: An Unconventional Approach