What is a passion? Is it something that energizes you? Something you can’t stop thinking about? Something that feeds your soul? Something you can’t get enough of?
My birthday was this week (I turned 34 for those of you wondering. I have no shame in telling my age), my one time of year I “bare my soul” to my readers. J Around this time of year, or really always, I analyze my life. The topic of finding my life's passion is always at the back of my mind, thus the blog.
A select few know my inner struggle with “finding myself” or my life’s purpose. Even as a teen I struggled with this. (Can you say over-thinker? Ha.) I used to say, “I don’t know what I am, but I know what I am not”. I suppose you can analyze that in a number of ways. This past year I’ve felt that maybe I have some idea, or maybe just a “daydream” of an idea. I don’t know. Maybe I just think too much, and I need to just BE? Anyway, I stumbled across a couple of blog posts while searching for “finding your passion & finding your purpose” that I thought I’d share and write about.
The 1st is 7 strange questionsthat help you find your purpose. I didn’t particularly like the article in its entirety; the thing that stuck out the most to me was that maybe the big question we ask is all wrong…“So
· Get more action; take steps to DO the things you THINK you want to do. To quote, “….clarity comes through the process of exploring”.
· Your heart is your best tool to access your true purpose and passion. Ask yourself what you love? Start taking steps to do what you love.”
“To lead a purposeful life, follow your passions. When we live a passion-filled life we are living on purpose, and that is the purpose of life.”