passion is a personal process of identifying the things that you enjoy doing
most, among the ones that interest you. It is one of the most valuable gifts
you can give to yourself. Your passion is not necessarily connected to your
career, though many, who turn it into a business, thrive.
spend most of their life’s doing things that do not make them happy. They are
so busy that they have never found time for a one on one session, of self-reflection
and discovery to understand which parts of their lives, are working smoothly
and what things give them stress the most. The benefits they get from doing
these things have put them in a comfort zone.
For you to be able to find your passion, you must first be aware of who you are indeed; what are your values, beliefs, interests, fears, strengths, and weaknesses.
Importance of Knowing What You’re Passionate About
You Will Discover You’re Most Fulfilling, Meaningful, Enjoyable, and Essential Things These are the things that work for you with ease, less anxiety, and waste less time for you. Spending a lot of time on them do not leave you feeling stressed. This makes you the boss of your life. You can decide what you want to do whether the things that you love or those that strain you.
You Will Become Aware of the Things That Do Not Motivate You Your daily routine may be causing you anxiety and stress and you no longer are excited by the things you do for a living. These could be caused by some limiting beliefs you may have or some discouraging people around you who undermine your ability. Being conscious of these negative motivators helps you to make more informed decisions. Taking time to connect with your inner self magically gives you a new perspective of a life you appreciate more, and find more satisfaction in, yet you probably have been ignoring.
Your Passion Is Strongly Related to Your Talents and Gifts. Understanding what exactly you are good at, or what you would love to spend all day doing is a very fulfilling discovery. Happiness is not a destination but a way of life. People who commit themselves to develop their passion have come up with outstanding results and live a less stressful life.
10 Tips on How to Find Your passion
yourself these ten questions can expertly help you to re-connect with your
deeper self, and enhance discovery. Discovering the things that add more
meaning into your life can be a true gift to self. Take time to answer them genuinely
and find out the things that you are truly passionate about. This could be the greatest
moment of self-discovery you have ever had.
If you become financially secure and didn’t
need a salary, how will you spend your time?
What are some of your childhood
interests or dreams that you have not explored fully, but still find
If you could pick three things that
you would like to be remembered for after you die what will they be?
Is there someone in your life or in
your past, whose life and work inspires and excites you? Why?
Considering a previous or current job,
what specific activities have you done that you enjoy and find engaging?
What lies are you currently telling
yourself and others about who you are, what’s important to you and what you’re
What hobbies or interests excite you
and you can consider pursuing as a life passion?
Imagine you woke up nearly every day
feeling happy, fulfilled, and content about your life and work, how would that
impact you physically, mentally, emotionally, in your relationships, and also
in your self-confidence?
What would your ideal day look like if
you were doing what you love most?
are the things that you’d really like to achieve or accomplish with your life
before you die?
should be keen on watching what their children like or dislike. The activities
that they love to engage in should be encouraged and supported. Ensure that
ample time is allocated to develop these skills especially those that are not
supported in their formal education systems.
to be committed to your passion is a very confident choice to make. It may not
be easy especially for adults who are finding their passion late. Nevertheless,
if you treasure happiness, then you may need to give your passion more
attention as it will bring you fulfillment in the long run.
comes and money goes. It is almost impossible to have enough of it, because
priorities and needs always change. One of the greatest ways to achieve
happiness is to spend more time doing the things you are passionate about.
Female Life-coach and writer inspired by personal experiences and those of successful people to help others attain their goals. She has main interest in matters concerning health and fitness, family success, personal development and youth empowerment which she writes about more often.
When she is not writing, she is engaged in charity work or enjoying her time with family and friends who she values a lot. Email add: [email protected]
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