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Thinking about fulfillment. A personal take.

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I think about fulfillment a lot lately, specifically about what it takes for me to feel fulfilled, and how I can maintain that feeling through the ebbs and flows of my personal and professional life. 
I don’t have all the answers but my main purpose in writing this piece is to reassure you that you are not alone in the challenges you may face with personal and professional fulfillment. 
We all go through these challenges and the trick is to understand what maximizes your fulfillment levels and continue doing those things as long as you can.

How I think about fulfillment. I tend to think about fulfillment in binary terms, which is to say that I am either fulfilled or I am not — there isn’t much of a middle ground for me on this. This may not be true for others but feeling fulfilled is nevertheless very important to my quality of life.
A higher level of fulfillment also has a lot of tangential benefits including improved health (i.e., I get sick less often), happier personal relationsh…