“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”-Oprah Winfrey
You must have come across saying “Do what you love and you will never work a day in your life?” It is the mantra for all those enthusiasts and passionates out there! Do you wonder how some people are so engrossed in their work? It is the passion that drives them.
People struggle to find a passion, develop it, and stick on forever. Imagine how wonderful workplaces would have been if all people were as passionate as day one! Rarely people are successful in finding a passion that generates huge revenue. So, the question is, How to find a passion that does not need any reignition?
How to keep up with the zest of hot-topic afresh? You may have noticed it for yourself as well, sometimes we are not vocal about our passion because we have been discouraged for it so many times that you fear expressing it to yourself as well. However, a time comes when you can’t bottle it up anymore and begin your heist to search for the real you.
By now you must have asked yourself, why is it important to discover your passion? Passion gives you a purpose to explore your life; really live and not just exist.
If you have come so far, you definitely are seeking your ikigai. The thing that makes you wake up every day. Congratulations! You have come to the right place. We are going to share with you some fool-proof tips that will help you in finding your real self.
Ready for re-discovering yourself? Let’s dive in.
First things First, discover your passion!
Honestly, finding the right passion is like searching a needle in a haystack. But don’t worry, you are not alone who is still discovering their true self. Similarly, you are not alone who thinks they do not have a passion.
We, humans, have our own purpose to serve. It is just a matter of time, some people find it early in their life while others linger on and on.
A simple way to find your passion is to ask the questions given below. We are sure by the end you will be able to reconnect with yourself.
- Would you still spend your life doing the same job if you become financially independent?
- Are there some impending childhood dreams that you still find intriguing?
- Tell us three things that you want to be remembered for?
- Is there someone who inspires you? If yes, why?
- Do you genuinely enjoy your job?
- Which of your hobbies do you consider as your life passion?
- Do you get an urge to live a fulfilled, content, and happy life? Where you are in love with your work and life?
We are sure, you must have discovered that one thing you can’t just let go. We think routines are the best way to make out most of your life. But have you ever thought of breaking free?
Barbara Corcoran has said it very well “You can’t fake passion.” Don’t deny your inner vibes, they never lie. Go grab it! This is your time to shine and do what you have always wished for?
How to sustain your passion?
We won’t lie. It is not easy to stick to your passion when life has promised to give us lemons. Life is never going to be a piece of cake but sheer commitment and persistence are your only spell to success.
Anthony J. D’Angelo has quote it very well “Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” you can only stick to your passion if you are best at it. Anh how can you achieve perfection? Simply, by learning it. Join that baking course, learning to code like a genius, improve your sketching skills. Learning will give be the light bearer and the path will develop on its own.
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”-Harriet Tubman
Once you have discovered your passion, look for ways to improve it. And Google is always there for you! All we are trying to say is that learning is your only way to achieve your goal. People have also faced consequences for investing in their passion too much. We know it is not easy to maintain your calm when you are being ridiculed by people around you.
“It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.”-T. S. Eliot
Your key is to set minuscule goals for yourself. After you have achieved some milestones, re-evaluate yourself. Ask yourself, is it really worth it? Decide for yourself, and it is completely normal if you feel like giving up.
Summing it up.
We know life is not as cliche as these words are. It is not easy to leave your job and go in search of your passion. But, you will really waste your life if you didn’t follow your passion. As Benjamin Franklin has said, “If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.” Anything can lead you to your passion but are you brave enough to identify it?