How do you discover your real purpose in life? This does not refer to your job, your daily responsibilities, or even your long-term goals. Shame is a major issue that many of us deal with on a regular basis. It is imperative that we address the vulnerabilities to be our whole and complete selves. Develop a Purpose Statement that outlines the real reason why you are here — the very reason you exist. You will need to honestly look at yourself and identify your strengths and areas of vulnerability that involve shame. This reflection should be 2 pages and incorporate any of the essential counseling skills that you have learned thus far in this course.