Passion is the driving force of all great work. If you’re not intensely passionate about something, you may find it hard to complete tasks and keep going with your job or personal projects. Sadly, some people have trouble finding their true calling.
There’s no use in sitting around, waiting for inspiration to come. Take action and work to find what it is that you really want to do in life. This is the secret to finding your passion right now.
What Are You Curious About?
The key to finding your passion is to first look at what you’re curious about. From finding what things intrigue you, you can begin to see what you enjoy the most and what path you should follow in your life.
To help yourself, write a list of everything that you’re curious about. Be specific and write down as much as you can. Once you’ve finished your list, you can begin to take a deeper look at the connections between them.
Having a list in front of you can help you to see its contents more clearly than when you’re just thinking about them. Look between the items on your list and find what connects them all. Decipher which of them overlap in some way.
The central point of all these things is where you will find your true passion. When you have multiple streams of curiosity coming in, you can find what interests you most in life. You’ll find what you would be happy to pursue and work on every day.
Using This Knowledge
By now, you’ve found which curiosities overlap to show you your passion. The problem you could face now is not knowing what to do with it. How can you use this passion to do something fulfilling and rewarding? In what way could this passion be of benefit to you?
To help you solve this problem, we’ll need to start another list. Grab a pen and paper, or your smartphone, and write down 15 real-world problems that you would love to see solved. It doesn’t matter if you have no knowledge on the subject, write it down anyway.
Of course, you won’t be able to solve all these issues. You can, however, find one that somehow relates to your newfound passion. From this strategy, you could be looking at your next big business idea, a new career path, or simply a new way to spend your time.
Take the Plunge
Going out and doing something new is daunting. It can be terrifying to try something different and step out of your comfort zone. Don’t worry, because with passion comes intense drive. Your passion will push away all fears and give you something wonderful to work towards.
It will still be hard work from here on out, even when you do know exactly what it is that you want to achieve. Stay focused, listen to your heart, and do everything you can to make your passion a way of life. Let it motivate you to knuckle down and work hard at what you love.
Through listening to our curiosity, we can find our passion in life. With passion, we can find a purpose and a way to live or work that will bring us joy and fulfillment. If you follow these steps, you’re guaranteed to find something that will make you happy and give you a drive to keep moving.
Share this article with someone who’s struggling to find what they’re passionate about. With this advice, they can find it today.
How To Find Your Passion
Posted by Jason Silva on Tuesday, June 7, 2016