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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


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Additional Resources


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