Author Caroline Myss says each of us has a sacred contract: a set of assignments our soul was meant to complete. Here, she shares a list of telltale signs that you are fulfilling your divine potential in life. Plus, watch as Oprah has an aha! moment during their conversation about being true to herself. For more on #supersoulsunday, visit
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How to Know When You’ve Found Your Purpose in Life | SuperSoul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network
how do you know when you are on the right path you and what dream belongs to you or what husband belongs to you or what job belongs to you you know you're on the right path here's your clue you're not beat you're not put in a position to betray yourself you don't betray yourself anymore you don't you're not put in a position where you feel like you have to negotiate your sense of integrity hmm which is an act of betrayal your heart an active betrayal mm-hmm you don't feel like you have to compromise who you are it feels right you can fully I got that it's like if you're at a job you know you're really gifted and talented people are not paying you for what you value yourself to be you come into work every day feeling like I'm really not valued I'm not being respected for what I do or my boss is unkind or whatever the situation might be there's an unease with you that's right yeah and so when you have more respect for yourself put yourself in a position where you can you know fill your sense of value or worth right that turns around that's right and that's how you know you know you know because you don't feel like this isn't costing me my power this isn't costing me my psyche this isn't costing me my soul okay this is really this isn't costing me my sense of I don't feel confused in some deep level I'm not drained I I can be tired after a day's work but I'm not psychically drained where I feel like I'm losing life and losing myself and losing money but a lot I'll say I'm losing myself why because I'm I'm betraying myself in some way what is the difference because I have a lot of married friends I've interviewed a lot of people over the years who are married and everybody talks about how difficult I'll you know it's work or relationship it's work the board's work what is the difference between betraying yourself and compromising because that's what I have to do to get along I'd say that a compromise mm-hmm compromises when you willingly willingly willingly willingly and out of love say that's all right a little this little that little this little that but in a compromise you don't go away feeling like I betrayed myself I betrayed myself I've allowed myself I've put poison in my mouth here okay it goes back to exactly what you said earlier that every choice is either going to enhance your spirit or it's going to drain your spirits so if you have been compromised to the point where you feel drained or depleted right then you've betrayed yourself you have I mean and I got and the numbers of times someone will say to themselves I want to get out of this circumstance but I'm too afraid to take care of myself so I will lie about how happy I am in this marriage I will I will put up a front I will lie about this but they're betraying everything that's in their heart they're betraying everything when they say to me my on the right path here's what's true you're on your right path you're just not managing it that well right now you're never on the wrong they're on the wrong path you're just not managing it well you're making choices that are harming you uh-huh and that's why it's hurting right now you're making unwise choices and your intuition is trying to tell making the unwise choices including the path that you're on right right and the way you're managing the path you run and it's harming you okay and when your life path begins to harm you then we have to sit back and say you've taken a detour you know I just had an aha listening to you I love it when that happens to me I've often thought that and it's because of your use of the word betrayal I've often thought having being betrayed by a member of my family years ago thinking that was the worst that there's no nothing worse than being betrayed and just hearing you talk about it today I think there's nothing worse than betraying yourself but the worst most ultimate betrayal is the betrayal to yourself you're right yeah