Following your passion doesn’t mean you get to forget about your responsibilities. If there were a manual for life, now would be the time for it to fall from the sky right on to my lap. There comes a time for all of us when we have to decide between creating our own opportunities that we are passionate about and if we need to get a job to pay the bills. There is absolutely nothing wrong with either, but I know for me I have a hard time picking up a job I am not passionate about just so I can make some money. A lot of this stems from the fact that my generation is told to “never settle”, “do what you love and love what you do”, and my ultimate favorite “if you love what you do you will never work a day in your life”. I agree wholeheartedly with all
Love and Career: The two areas in my life where it seems I am on a never-ending journey. Ah! The beauty of the human condition: We never get there. We are all striving. We are all growing. But, how is it that in some areas in our life we can be joyfully tolling our soil, while another area feels like swimming in a serious swamp of suffering? Why does growth in some areas excite us, while in others seeing the gap between where we are and where we want to be, feels like crossing the Grand Canyon? The suffering I’m talking about stems from a psychological phenomenon called Cognitive Dissonance, that is not unlike creating a Grand Canyon in your mind. It is the discomfort we experience when we perceive an unmanageable gap between where we are and where we want to be. Now, not everyone that wants to be
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