Is there enough of that passion left to get you through the long and difficult days?
Do you still feel that excited energy of motivation and purpose pulsing through your veins as you approach your day’s work?
No? Let’s take a time out.
Passion flows when you’ve identified what you’re good at and get results from, with what you are energized by (we can be good at lots of things that drain us – that isn’t where the magic lies). Yes, sometimes we have to do stuff that doesn’t suit so well because it allows us to tap into the things we do love. If you can’t find that in your work for some reason, people will often seek out other opportunities that gets their heart’s racing and the blood flowing. We all need passion in our lives – it tells us we are alive and vital!
So if a quickening pulse of excitement and flow is no longer happening for you, ask yourself these questions.
Did I ever feel passionate about what I do and if I did, what specifically did I love?
How can I bring more of that back into my life?
If you’ve never felt that passion, what would really light your fire? (Hint: it’s the things you can’t stop talking about, the stuff you seek out, the things you do where time stands still).
How can you bring more of that into your life?
Passion trumps making do. Don’t let this one and beautiful life slip through your fingers because you settled at making do. You don’t need to launch yourself into drastic change to re-ignite passion – remember the tortoise won the race not the hare. You just need to get started.
Do you love what you do? Is there enough of that passion left to get you through the long and difficult days? Do you still feel that excited energy of motivation and purpose pulsing through your veins as you approach your day’s work? No? Let’s take a time out. Passion flows when you’ve identified what [...]
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