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Announcing "Purpose Driven"

Through the month of June, Employee Health and Wellbeing challenged UD employees to create powerful purpose statements and share them with the UD community in a “Blue and Gold Purpose Challenge.” Those statements have been collected into an inspirational eBook called “Purpose Driven” available now for digital viewing.

View the eBook

Purpose. It’s what you find most important in life. It’s what drives you to do your best, and be your best.

People with a strong sense of purpose are happier, live longer, sleep better, recover faster, and have a bigger impact on the people, organizations, and causes they care about.  What do UD employees look like at their best?

What matters most to you in life? The answer to this question will look different for everyone. Your answer to this question may change over time — perhaps within a matter of weeks or more slowly over the course of a few decades.

How about the why? WHY do these things (or places or people) matter to you? Knowing the WHY behind what matters most gets to the root of your Purpose.

Taking time to reflect on questions like these can help you better connect with your purpose and motivate you to focus on what truly matters most to you. 

To uncover your purpose and stay inspired to live with purpose each day, download Purposeful, a new app available to UD Employees. Learn more below. 

Loving Kindness Meditation:

 

The Power of Purpose a Driving Force:

Conversations in Healthcare, Wellbeing and Prevention 

UD leadership and community innovators discuss the role of purpose and how it connects to personal wellbeing.  Research shows that purpose is a driving force in how we feel day to day and how we can help fuel our personal and professional success.

The recorded session is available on YouTube. 

Purposeful provides a monthly newsletter to help you live with purpose. 

Purposeful Living – July 2020: Purpose gives you the space you need to stay present.

A groundbreaking mobile app for building better alignment with your best self. Available now for UD Employees.

Purposeful is a brand new kind of mobile app that helps you define your unique purpose in life by illustrating your best self and clarifying what matters most to you. The beautifully designed and customized experience takes you on a journey of self-awareness and inspiration, driven by multimedia content created and curated by leading behavior change experts. Learn more…

Download The App

UD Employees can access the app by texting UDEL to (734) 436-3939

Discover new ways to live purposefully with Act Cards by Purposeful.

Act Cards are like a set of virtual playing cards in the Purposeful app that contain motivating and inspiring information to help you act in alignment with your unique purpose. 

Below is the top Act card in Purposeful last week. Were you one of the people who made it so popular? If not, give it a try next week by logging into the Purposeful app, heading to Explore, and searching for this card by typing in the title.

Be Bigger Than Yourself:

Do one thing for someone else today. 

Why It Matters: A person starts to live when he can live outside of himself.” — Albert Einstein

Pro Tip: Act in a way that benefits someone else — even a little — without immediate benefit to you: either at work, with family, or in your community. At the end of the day, reflect on how it made you feel.

UD Employees Share Their Purpose on The Purposeful App

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