What’s the Meaning of Your Life?
It depends entirely on how you make meaning. What’s that mean? Meaning is made based on the questions you ask, the shoes you stand in—yours or someone else’s—whether you hold a short or long-term perspective, whether you focus on the past, present or future, and how you make sense of things.
The way you make meaning has created exactly the life you have today. If you love your life and feel satisfied, the way you make meaning is serving you well. If you aren’t satisfied, there is a powerful solution.
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Change the Way You Make Meaning
We don’t tell people what things mean. We offer people a new way to make meaning. This is extremely rare. Most of us were never shown how to make meaning, we were just told what things mean—by our parents, family, teachers, and our culture.
Once we begin making meaning of things in a certain way, we typically go through the rest of our lives seeking experiences that reaffirm what we think we know to be “true”—so the beliefs we hold become stronger and more rigid. And, again, if what you’re doing is working for you, there’s no need to change.
But if you’re not happy with your life and your relationships, the most valuable thing we can share with you is this idea that meaning is made up and can be changed.
Get Ready To Shift Your Reality
Meaning is more than a simple definition, but that’s a good place to start. We encourage you to develop your own definitions of love, maturity, spirituality, boundaries, respect, empathy, enabling, conflict, compassion, and other ideas that shape your life.
If we ask you to define the sky, you may say, “it’s the blue dome above my head.” Someone else will have a different answer. But, then, if we ask you what the sky means to you, that will generate a much fuller response. We encourage you to explore what things mean to you so that you develop deeper self-understanding (we call it “owning yourself”), but most importantly, we teach you a new way to make meaning.
A Practical, Grounded, Proven Approach
This is the most effective way we’ve ever seen to bring about personal growth and transformation. This is an alternative to spending countless hours and years in therapy, where for the most part, people shuffle around the pieces of their lives, making small adjustments and incremental steps, but they don’t fundamentally change the way they make meaning so they don’t fundamentally change their lives.
If you want to learn a new way to make meaning, the best way to do so is to attend one of our residential retreats. You’ll leave with an actual practice and the support of our small community. In time, with practice, you’ll learn to live deliberately—no longer a victim of circumstances—but the master of your fate, the captain of your soul.Explore Reology Retreats
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ReRight Your Life, An Introduction To Reology
If you can’t or don’t want to wait for an upcoming Reology Retreat, the quickest and most accessible way to begin exploring Reology is our introductory primer, ReRight Your Life, An Introduction To Reology.
It will bring you an actionable and profound understanding and set of reflective tools that will allow you to begin to Re-Right, re-direct and re-align your life so that you learn how to be happy.Buy the Book
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