Have you ever told yourself that you need to find your passion in life, but you aren’t really sure what it is? “Finding your passion” is a hot topic in entrepreneurship right now, and the consensus out there is that chasing your passion will make your life better. Well, I’m here to tell you that the skill set you do every day will not be the leverage point that creates all of the happiness and fulfillment in your life. But I do know what will.
In this episode, I am busting the myth about “finding your passion” and why it’s not the answer to your problems. Learn why chasing your passion is actually holding you back, how to find out what success and contentment actually look like for you, and why life is more than just deriving passion from the literal work you do. Plus, I’m deep-diving into why you need to decide to experience and feel the happiness and contentment in the day-to-day, rather than waiting for this magical Pinnacle of passion.
There are so many applicable takeaways from this episode, so click that play button!
In this episode, we cover…
- The definition of passion and why it’s overrated
- Why chasing your passion is like chasing a ghost
- The secret behind what you actually want in life
- How to actively seek to create and derive happiness from your daily life
- Why overthinking will get you stuck
“We can actually achieve [feelings of joy and happiness] from many sources in life. The actual skill set that you do every day does not have to be this Pinnacle or leverage point that creates all of the happiness and fulfillment in your life.”
“The secret isn’t passion. It’s not this mystical passion. It’s these small pieces of your life that contribute to this state or feeling of overall contentment, joy, and fulfillment.”
“Instead of chasing after a destination, it’s about consciously deciding to be happy today and knowing that we can be content and we can have gratitude for where we’re at now, while still desiring more in that dichotomy.”
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