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Measure Meaning in Your Life

Turn Potential into Clarity and Make Decisions that Ground YOU in Purpose & Prosperity

Can we really measure purpose? 

The survey below helps you to think of purpose from a personal daily perspective. 

Use the answers to boost your awareness and claim the power of being present in your life.

The responses are anonymous and you will be able to see combined answers at the end.

Please save your answers in this survey as you go.

I hope you enjoy this gift.

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* 1. Which one best describes you? Select the one best answer.

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* 2. Which of the following feels right to help you measure the level of LIFE? Select the one best answer.

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* 3. Given your selected metric, how would you measure your CURRENT level of life?

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* 4. Given your selected metric, where do you want to be in one year (identify a date one year from today) - how would you measure your DESIRED level of life?

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* 5. How will you regenerate yourself on a regular basis throughout your year to sustain and renew the level of life in your system? Add as many that you can think of.


Now pause... document your answers to the above questions. THESE ARE IMPORTANT! 

YOU just measured the level of life in your world.
AND you identified a few things that can help you increase the level of life.

The answers are inside you... sometimes you just need to listen and find the courage to hear.

The next step is to take action on the things you KNOW you need to do.

Are you ready?


The following Meaning in Life Questionnaire is being used with permission. More information can be obtained from: © Michael F. Steger 2010 

Grab a pen/pencil and paper or your phone. You will be taking note of your answers and then will do a little math!

Please take a moment to think about what makes your life and existence feel important and significant to you.
Please respond to the following 10 statements as truthfully and accurately as you can.
Remember that these are very subjective questions and that there are no right or wrong answers.

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* 6. Please answer according to the scale provided (from 1-7).

  Absolutely Untrue (score 1) Mostly Untrue (score 2) Somewhat Untrue (score 3) Can't Say True or False (score 4) Somewhat True (score 5) Mostly True (score 6)  Absolutely True (score 7)
1. I understand my life's meaning.
2. I am looking for something that makes my life feel meaningful.
3. I am always looking to find my life's purpose.
4. My life has a clear sense of purpose.
5. I have a good sense of what makes my life meaningful.
6. I have discovered a satisfying life purpose.
7. I am always searching for something that makes my life feel significant.
8. I am seeking a purpose or mission for my life.
9. My life has no clear purpose.
10. I am searching for meaning in my life.

Presence of Meaning Subscale
The Presence of Meaning subscale measures the how full you feel your life is of meaning.

Presence subscale score = subtract the rating for item #9 from #8, then add to the ratings for items #1, #4, #5, and #6. (#8-#9+#1+#4+#5+#6)
Scores range between 5 and 35.

Search for Meaning Subscale
The Search for Meaning subscale measures how engaged and motivated you are in efforts to find meaning or deepen your understanding of meaning in your lives.

Search subscale score = add together the ratings for items #2, #3, #7, #8, and #10. (#2+#3+#7+#8+#10)
Scores range between 5 and 35.

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* 7. What benefit did you capture from completing this survey? What will it help you do next?

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* 8. How likely is it that you would recommend this assessment to a friend or colleague?


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