Let me ask you a question, and I really want you to be honest with yourself about the answer. Do you love what you do? That is, do you love your job or career? If your answer is yes, then stop reading. For the other 98% of us, let’s talk. Some where along the way we’ve been sold a bill of goods. We’ve been told that we just need to work to provide, and if we like/love what we do, it’s a bonus. How many of us have bought into that lie? How many of us have firmly grabbed a hold of the worm ladened lure and swam with it?
Honestly, I’m in the midst of this myself, so I’m not sure that I have a lot of answers. But, what I do have is some hope in the midst of the haze and despair. Not loving what you’re doing is ok. Wanting more is ok. Desiring to make a difference is well, awesome. Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple said it this way.
[shareable]The only way to do great work is to love what you do. -Steve Jobs-[/shareable]
Do you want to do great work? Do you desire to give something back? What would it look like for you to find something to do that you truly loved. Michael Phelps did.
[shareable]I found something I love…and never gave up. -Michael Phelps-[/shareable]
What’s amazing about doing what you love is that it can give you a voice or platform to share with others who are struggling. It can give you such drive that you’ll never give up on it
So, what do you love? Like my previous post. What if money was no object? WHAT. WOULD. YOU. DO?
Step out of your comfort zone and ask for help. Ask those around you what you’re good at. I mean, really good at. Ask your family. Your friends. Co-workers. Ask people who see you when you don’t even know they’re watching.
Then, I want you to dream. I want you to grab some paper and a pen. Grab some alone time. Pray. Meditate. Dream. Seek a new vision for you life. Do you even have a vision?
It’s time for something new. It’s time for a change. It’s time for a life that has a purpose beyond simply existing.