NLP is one of the best methodologies to achieve your goals and discover (or create) your purpose. Purpose is important as it turns out that it is highly likely that people with a purpose in life are happier, healthier and achieve more.

If there is no goal in the whole history of man’s lot, then we must put one in: assuming, on the one hand, that we have need of a goal, and on the other that we’ve come to see through the illusion of an immanent goal and purpose. And the reason we have need of goals is that we have need of a will – which is the spine of us. ‘Will’ as the compensation for lost ‘belief, i.e., for the idea that there is a divine will, one which has plans for us…

Notebook 6, summer 1886 – spring 1887, paragraph 9