‘While working from home, I can’t stop questioning my purpose in life’

Time off the treadmill of life made reader think about the big picture

‘Ultimately, I know nobody has an answer to this question which makes it all the more difficult.’ Photograph: iStock

‘Ultimately, I know nobody has an answer to this question which makes it all the more difficult.’ Photograph: iStock

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Question: Since I’ve been working from home during the pandemic, I can’t stop questioning my purpose in life and why we’re all here in the first place. I’ve become slightly preoccupied by this question. Have you any suggestions as to how to deal with this or what might help?

Ultimately, I know nobody has an answer to this question which makes it all the more difficult.

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