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About the Course

Welcome to Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life: Living for What Matters Most! In this course, you’ll learn how science, philosophy and practice all play a role in both finding your purpose and living a purposeful life. You will hear from historical figures and individuals about their journeys to finding and living a purposeful life, and will walk through different exercises to help you find out what matters most to you so you can live a purposeful life. As an added benefit, you will also have complimentary access, for a period of time, to the Purposeful App. This groundbreaking mobile and desktop app is designed to help you build a purposeful rhythm into each day, so you can bring your best self to what matters most. Look for more information in Week 1 of the course! By the end of this course, you will: 1. Understand that having a strong purpose in life is an essential element of human well-being. 2. Know how self-transcending purpose positively affects well-being. 3. Be able to create a purpose for your life (don't be intimidated, this is different from creating "the purpose" for your life). 4. Apply personal approaches and skills to self-change and become and stay connected to your purpose every day. We are thrilled that you are here! We look forward to hearing and learning from you throughout this course!...

Top reviews


Jun 6, 2020

Short and precise course to get some perspective on finding focus on things that really matter. Vic is an excellent professor who just connects so well with the students even from the computer screen.


Jun 23, 2021

I abolutely loved this. It has helped me tremendously in my understanding of self and setting a personal transcending purpose. And Vic, thank you for sharing your story. It made me tear up at the end.

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By Julieta P R

Oct 12, 2020

It's been a wonderful journey. I have learned and achieved great tools.

By Gurpreet S

Dec 6, 2021

Transforming!! Vic has a beautiful energy and love the way he teaches.

By Catalina Y B

Jun 22, 2021

This course give me the key that i needed in my life. Thanks so much!!

By Michelle L F

Feb 17, 2021

I really learned so much in this class that will stay with me forever!

By Alvin L

Dec 14, 2020

If you don't have any purpose in your life, you must take this course.


Sep 20, 2020

I think it was very insightful ,teaches us a lot of life skill values.

By Alondra B S

Aug 11, 2020

I LOVED this course, I feel so motivated and happy, thank you so much.

By Jennifer L

May 29, 2020

Worth the tine investment f you want to discover your purpose in life.

By Valentine D

Jan 4, 2023

Such a great and inspiring course. I just wish it lasted more weeks !

By Bharat S

Jul 12, 2020

Great feeling, after knowing about the true meaning of worthful life.

By Nadolporn Y

Jun 16, 2020

Good lectures for finding purposeful meaning in every aspects of life

By Adetunji A

Nov 26, 2020

Fabulous! Professor Victor Strecher is an amazing teacher and human.

By Manojkumar K P

May 19, 2020

Excellent Content and It is much needed in the period like Pandemics

By Tanvi K

Aug 17, 2022

Was able to learn new things and look to life with new perspective.

By Marwa A E K

Jun 9, 2021

This course is awesome, really helpful and has valuable information

By Shivam T

Dec 3, 2020

Awesome coaurse ....s give you better perspective to live your life

By Ishan A

Jul 28, 2020

A must to take course if you want to be happy and life a big life

By Zefferino R

Jul 10, 2020

Excellent course, great teacher. I'll use my notes over and over.

By Eric D S

Aug 11, 2020

This course is Incredible. Full of scientifically based teaching

By Kanthi S S

Jul 25, 2020

Thank you so much for this wonderful course, I found my purpose.

By Gilbert L

Feb 17, 2021

Great course, a must for anyone aspiring to be a better person

By Панов С

Nov 3, 2020

Nice and useful course to understand the purpose of your life.

By Thi T T T

Sep 2, 2020

This course helps me step by step to make plans for my purpose

By Marinka V

Jun 4, 2020

If you want change in your life of find out what matters most.