Find The Thing You're Most Passionate About, Then Do It On Nights And Weekends For The Rest Of Your Life. I have always been a big proponent of following your heart and doing exactly what you want to do.
It sounds so simple, right? But there are people who spend years—decades, even—trying to find a true sense of purpose for themselves. My advice? Just find the thing you enjoy doing more than anything else, your one true passion, and do it for the rest of your life on nights and weekends when you’re exhausted and cranky and just want to go to bed. It could be anything—music, writing, drawing, acting, teaching—it really doesn’t matter. Is there any other way to live? I can’t stress this enough: Do what you love…in between work commitments, and family commitments, and commitments that tend to pop up and take immediate precedence over doing the thing you love.
Before you get started, though, you need to find the one interest or activity that truly fulfills you in ways nothing else can. 10 Inspirational TED Talks for People Having a Bad Day. You know those days when your boss blames you for something that wasn’t your fault, or your co-workers are passive-aggressive, or you get some horrible news, or you weren’t picked for the job?
Yeah, those days suck. And to be honest, there’s not much you can do besides ride the suckiness out. I usually curl up in bed and watch four-plus episodes of The Office, but sometimes even Jim and Pam’s adorable romance isn’t enough to get me out of a funk. Luckily, I’ve found a new cure: TED talks. An inspiring or poignant speech never fails to reaffirm my faith in humanity—and yes, get me out of bed. 31 Quotes That Will Give You Chills. 10 Signs You’ve Found Your Calling. By: Lissa Rankin MD, Wakeup World How can you tell if you’ve found your calling?
As a doctor who was called to medicine at a young age but then wound up disillusioned by the system, questioning my calling, I’ve asked myself this question a lot. It’s been a long strange trip- first leaving medicine, then feeling called back, then leaving again only to find my role in healing our broken healthcare system as a writer, speaker, revolutionary, and teacher of physicians. Along the way, I’ve learned a few things about how to know whether you’re on the right track. 1. Even the gritty things, the disappointments, the regrets, and the screw ups, they were all prepping you for what you’re now being called to do. 2. Deep Habits: Three Tips for Taming Undecidable Tasks. December 24th, 2014 · 18 comments Deciding the Undecidable In a recent blog post I introduced the notion of undecidable tasks — a particularly important type of work that’s not well covered by standard productivity advice.
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