“Just follow your passion if you really want to reach the zenith of success and happiness in your career and professional life.”
This is no secret. You must have already heard this number of times before. It is frustrating indeed to hear it for one more time, especially when you don’t know what your true passion is.
It could be that you are a very hard working person who likes to be committed and dedicated towards work. For you to be able to demonstrate these qualities and to become unstoppable, you need to know what it is that you need to start doing. Also, you need to know what it is that you are most passionate about in life. This realization never comes easy. For example, even after working a freelance blogger for a long time, it took me almost 5 years to realize that Blogging was something I wanted to pursue as a full-time career.
In case you are feeling stuck and you don’t want to repeat my mistakes, you may want to scroll down and read some fresh ways of discovering your true passion in life.
What is the framework of your mind?
If you truly believe it’s possible to find your passion in life, only then it will happen. Just that it might take a little longer but if you are really keen towards finding fulfilling work, there is nothing that can stop you. Only when you are determined to make this happen, you will be open to explore opportunities that will come your way. Even more, you will be open to pulls and signals that will act as your guiding light. Thus, by having a positive frame of mind, you will definitely be able to find your passion sooner or later in life.
There will be times when you will be low on energy and feel demotivated in life. During times like this, the group of people you surround yourself with plays an important role in making you feel confident. By surrounding yourself with people who are following their passions, you will feel a lot inspired and motivated.
Scan Your Life
Once you have decided to find your passion, the next step is to scan the patterns of your life with an objective of finding out what you have always loved doing the most. When you start analyzing, you’ll analyze that there have been certain “peak moments” or “peak experiences” in your life. Your job is to reflect on what led to those experiences and moments in the span of your life.
Through this exploration, it is important to ask yourself a question that how will others benefit from what you will do and why (and who) will want to pay for your services?
Before I took writing (Blogging) as a full-time profession, I analyzed the only time I found my work to be fulfilling was when I was involved in tasks that were related to writing or speaking. It made me realize that I had the inherent desire to express myself- my thoughts, beliefs and desires through my work.
And, if I had to do pursue something that would give me both happiness and professional satisfaction, there would be no better option than to take up the role of a Blogger in today’s time.
There is no room for distractions
As a result of my analysis, the decision I took in my life worked in my favor and helped me garner a lot of success in my chosen field. The key ingredient involved in my success recipe, however, was not to get distracted by failures and all those ‘not-so-happy’ moments.
There will be many moments when things will seem really disconnected. And you might just feel that things are not going as planned before. The thought of giving up on your dreams will haunt you multiple times. But, the success will come only if you don’t allow such distractions to penetrate deep into your mind. To be able to follow your passion, you need determination and a positive set of mind. The reason not many people are able to follow their passion in life is that they lose their focus too often. So, you need to be wary of not doing the same.
Finally, by knowing what you want in life and by working towards it, you will be getting closer to your dreams and where you want to be in your life.