Practical Purpose

Cory Rusin

In Practical Purpose, your host & Purpose Guide Cory Rusin, combines her academic research & array of spiritual tools to dive deep into how you figure out & develop your purpose in life. This is a no-fluff-zone where she’ll teach you practical tools to learn why the heck you’re here and the steps you need to take to confidently begin the next chapter of your life. Support this podcast: read less


"Finding" Purpose with Two Purpose Experts
"Finding" Purpose with Two Purpose Experts
Cory sits down with two renowned purpose researchers to talk about what purpose is, how you can cultivate it, how they started studying purpose, whether or not purpose is related to social class, and so much more. Dr. Pat Hill is an associate professor in Psychological and Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. He got his BA in Psychology and Economics at Indiana University, and his PhD at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Tony Burrow is the Ferris Family Associate Professor of Life Course Studies in the Department of Psychology at Cornell University, director of the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, and Associate Dean for Outreach and Extension in the College of Human Ecology. He also serve as Provost's Fellow for Public Engagement, and he directs the Purpose and Identity Processes Laboratory. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology from Florida International University. He received his postdoctoral training within the Multicultural Research Institute at the University of Notre Dame. He is also director of PRYDE (the Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement). The aim of PRYDE is to link science and service in innovative ways by involving 4-H communities in basic and applied research to promote positive youth development. If you'd like a bit more personalized guidance, visit to receive support as you embark on the next chapter of your life. --- Support this podcast: