Everyone wants their life to matter and to be meaningful. We all want to make a difference in our sphere of influence and leave a positive mark in this world resulting in a better place. This applies to most people across the board regardless of socio-economic background, education, or culture. While most of us are wired for this, we refer to it by different names.
The challenge is that no one tells us how to lead a meaningful life and influence the world positively. We attend school to become well-rounded and to increase our earning potential. If given the opportunity, we may obtain advanced degrees in our field of study or work so that we rise to become "experts" and achie