I’ve spent probably 20 years looking for my “passion”, with absolutely no luck. For the past 10 of those years, after I started doing some personal growth work, I became even more obsessed with trying to find what makes me “passionate.” After all, the personal growth authors and speakers all say the same thing:
“Do what you’re passionate about, and the success will follow.”
So I took this to heart, and started exploring every avenue I could think of to find this mysterious thing called passion. And, I’ve been met with disappointment time and time again. Simply because, I could think of nothing that I was passionate about!
Every time I thought I found my passion, and put my time, money and effort into it, I lost interest in it a couple of months or so later. Or, it didn’t drive me like I thought a passion should. When I would begin a pursuit, I would say things to myself like, “Yes, this is it! This is what I love doing. I could be happy doing this for the rest of my life, whether I make money or not.” [Read more…]