Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Mindful Aging: Personal Mission Statement

Mindful Aging: Spirituality, Gratitude and Resilience

Creating your Personal Mission Statement

Goal: Write a brief mission statement for aging mindfully to include personal values, purposes and goals.

This resource guide offers a number of recourses for creating, developing, revising and refining your personal mission statement. In addition to The Path: Creating Your Mission Statement for Work and For Life by Laurie Beth Jones (1998), online and book resources are listed below. For an inspiring look at how a personal mission statement can change a life, read:


Online Resources


Books on the USC campus with the [Library location]

Additional Resources

Social and Behavioral Science Librarians

Profile Photo
Soc Work, Educ, Behavorial Sciences Librarians .
Email monitored Monday-Friday during regular business hours. Expect a response within 1-2 business days

Alyssa Brissett, Head, Education, Social Work & Gerontology Library Services
Kelsey Vukic, Social and Behavioral Sciences Librarian