In Conversation with Julie Hagan of Turning Grace | The Kitchen Scout
I find it inspiring to speak with someone who has discovered what makes them excited to get up in the morning. If you have read anything about the Blue Zones (and I encourage you to because it's fascinating), you know that one of the factors critical to longevity in those regions has been "purpose". Most of the centenarians in the blue zones around the world continued to find purpose in their lives and a reason to rise out of bed each morning and face the day. It sounds like a small task, but is it really? As I age, I understand how critical this is for overall contentment and wellbeing. I suppose the benefit of knowing your purpose is heightened when it is something that brings you tremendous joy. I wouldn't change anything about my life, but there are times when I wonder just what direction it might have taken had I pursued a few of my passions at an earlier age, rather than taking the safe and predictable bank job or deciding to stay at home with my children. I wish for my