To Master Expectations, we do need to develop the ability to be able to absolutely, with complete 100% conviction, Expect the improbable and unlikely. Perhaps we know from experience when by chance, we had such Expectations, and they were met, it is something that *Can* happen.
I am LITERALLY a whole different person than I was in 2017. Last year taught me humility, and this year taught me courage. Last year was life-changing, but this year was redemption. I never thought I could still go back to being the old, happy, confident girl that I used to be.
Start by undoing the underlying assumptions typically inherent in that question. Usually the assumption is that there is One "Life's Purpose." In addition, it is assumed that one's Life Purpose is "out there somewhere." Something predetermined.