Fatigue Syndrome sufferers often lose touch with thier life purpose
because they are perpetually worn out. They liken it to being at sea
without a rudder and always being at the mercy of the elements with no
means of direction.
Some who suffer from Chronic
Fatigue Syndrome, become well enough to return to their normal everyday
activities or jobs, but then mysteriously relapse shortly afterwards.
These sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome frequently report that they
returned to jobs or situations that they hate.
Could there be some connection
between the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and your life purpose?
Is it possible that with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome our bodies shut down
when we are not living our lives in the way we really want to?
Have you noticed that when you
are in the presence of someone who is genuinely connected with his or
her life purpose, they exude energy and enthusiasm? It seems that their
work is their play and their play is their work. These people don't
experience the usual separation between life purpose and work. They
also likely don't suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
If you're reading this and are
suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, you are probably feeling stuck
or 'blocked' in some way. You need to connect with your life purpose
and feel energised again.
the Right Questions...
To become free from the symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and
connect with your life's real purpose, you need to ask yourself some
telling questions. The way in which we ask these questions can either
help put us on the path to recovery from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or
block our progress. For example:
Instead of "What should I do?"
ask, "What do I really want to do?"
Decisions based on 'shoulds' often come out of a sense of duty or
Other questions challenge us to
be completely honest with ourselves, and create a route to finding our
life's real purpose and also relief from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Here
are some examples:
makes my heart sing?" Don't be analytical with this one. Ask
yourself what really makes your spirit soar . . . your soul dance with
do I want to go with my life?" It seems pretty obvious that
when we embark upon a journey, we should have a destination in mind. At
least set sail for 'somewhere'. You can change your mind and course at
anytime if something more attractive comes along.
I only had a year to live, what would I do?" This one
challenges us to see what is most important in our lives.
It may seem strange to focus on
finding your life purpose, when you are feeling so ill with Chronic
Fatigue Syndrome. But, when you find it, you'll have the motivation to
get well and your energy will naturally begin to flow again.
Once you start to make small
steps towards finding your life purpose, it becomes obvious why this is
an essential part of recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.