7 Ways to Really ‘Find Your Passion’ For Purposeful Work

Elaine M.
Elaine M.
Mar 11, 2020 · 10 min read
image artwork by Abbey Lossing

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

- Mark Twain

Finding Your Passion

1. Consider Your ‘Flow’ States

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”
-Oprah Winfrey

2. Develop a ‘Growth’ Approach

“I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.”
-Albert Einstein

3. Conduct a Skills Analysis

4. Get Stuck In

“Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect, and passion in their operation.”
-John Ruskin

5. Build Your ‘T’

6. Review Refresh Repeat

7. Give it Time

Follow Your Benchmarks

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
-Maya Angelou

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Elaine M.

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Elaine M.

Writer etc | Psychologist-in-Training | Careers Coach Veteran | Covering: Careers with Purpose, Positive Psychology + Creative Living without the BS

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Elaine M.

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Elaine M.

Writer etc | Psychologist-in-Training | Careers Coach Veteran | Covering: Careers with Purpose, Positive Psychology + Creative Living without the BS

Age of Awareness

Stories providing creative, innovative, and sustainable changes to the ways we learn

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