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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing your Passion Over Profits





Growing your passion is like growing a garden; it takes time and effort, but the results are beautiful. If you're looking to develop something, start with seeds that are right for you—not ones that someone thinks might work.


Once your passion is planted and has grown into its full potential (this might take some time), it's up to you how big or small you want it to become. I believe that there's no such thing as too much passion: with enough love, creativity, and hard work (and maybe some luck), anything can happen!


Follow Your Bliss.

The most important question you can ask yourself is. Where does your passion lie? This question will help you find your bliss.


Your passion should make you feel alive and excited to get out of bed in the morning. It's something that lights up a part of your brain that other things don't light up, and it keeps you going when times are tough or success seems impossible.


Your passion may be doing something physically demanding like surfing or rock climbing. Still, more often than not, it's something less obvious, such as playing video games or writing poetry, which takes time away from other activities (like work).



Find Your Voice.


Finding your voice is a journey that requires you to listen to your gut. If something feels right and resonates with you, then it probably is. That's why the best way to find your voice is by following your passions and experimenting with different mediums; this will allow you to explore all the different ways your heart and mind can express themselves. And if someone tells you what you're doing isn't good enough during this exploration, don't listen!


We all know how hard it is for artists who want nothing more than their art form to be recognized as valuable and essential. Just remember: people will try telling us we're wrong no matter what because they don't understand us or our work (and sometimes they don't like us). But those aren't reasons not to pursue our dreams—they're reasons why we must keep going!



If You Don't Have A Passion, Find It.


If you don't know your passion, ask yourself what you love to do. Do that thing every day, as much as possible. Practice it and get good at it until it becomes a habit. If this doesn't work, try following your gut instincts. What happens if you act on them? Are there any positive results? If so, what was different about that experience than when you did the opposite of your gut instinct in previous situations?

If none of these strategies help break down the walls of inaction and paralysis in which many people find themselves living their lives, try research:

  • Go out and talk with people who have achieved success using methods similar to those that interest or intrigue you.

  • Read books written by experts who have mastered something valuable.

  • Watch documentaries about exciting subjects like space travel, underwater archaeology, or biochemistry.

  • Join organizations involved in these fields/activities/interests (for example, The Society for American Archaeology).

  • Attend conferences related to whatever interests me (The Association for Computational Linguistics).



Be Present.

We tend to be so caught up in our thoughts and emotions that we lose a sense of connection with the present moment. Focus on what's happening right now when you're working on something. Be aware of your surroundings: the sounds, the smells, and people talking around you or even walking past. Consider how these things affect your actions and why they might matter.


Be present not only for yourself but also for others too! When working on something, I tend to think about how it could affect other people—how will this article make someone feel? How will this design make me feel proud? This helps me stay focused on what I'm doing while still being aware of my surroundings and those around me—and it gives me a feeling of community within my work.



Be Willing To Take Risks.

The world is full of people who have found success by doing what they love. It's true! But not all these people started with a clear vision for their career or even thought about it much: sometimes, it took them years to figure out what was right for them. And not all of them had the confidence in themselves that you do now.


If you want to go after your dream job—or any job that feels meaningful and important to you—you will need to be willing to take some risks along the way. Be ready and willing to fail; don't let fear hold you back from trying something new; challenge yourself by asking questions like "how can I make this different?" or "what would happen if I changed my approach?"

And finally, never forget: when it comes down to it, there's nothing more important than putting yourself out there!



Start small; Giant Leaps Are Only For Rock Stars.

When you pursue passion over profits, it's essential to start small. You'll rarely be successful on your first try. I'd argue that most of us aren't successful on our first or tenth try. The key is persistence and a willingness to ask for help when you're stuck in a rut.


That said, there's nothing wrong with giant leaps if they come from something that excites you, but if not, consider starting small by volunteering at an organization or taking one step at a time until your dream becomes a reality.


Don't Worry About Good Taste; Fear About What Moves You.

  • Don't worry about what other people think. They're not you, so they can't possibly know your passion as well as you do.

  • Don't worry about whether your love is good or bad. If it's yours and it moves you, then it's good enough for now.

  • Don't worry about whether your passion is profitable. It may never be beneficial (or even popular), but if it makes you happy, that's all that matters now.

  • Don't worry about what other people say about your passions either—even if they're in a position to help make them happen or have already achieved success with their pursuits of a similar kind (or vice versa). The only thing that matters is finding some way to pursue whatever drives you forward and keep moving forward until everything falls into place—even if this means ignoring conventional wisdom along the way!


Don't Let Anyone Tell You That You Can't Do It Except For Yourself.

Don't let anyone tell you that you can't do it except for yourself. You're the one who knows what's best for your career and your life, so don't let anyone stop you from doing what you love. If someone tells you that they think what you are doing is wrong or stupid, ignore them. The only person who can tell us if our passion is worth pursuing is ourselves!


If you have a passion for something, don't let anyone tell you it's not worth pursuing. The only person who can tell us if our love is worth pursuing is ourselves! If someone tells you that they think what you are doing is wrong or stupid, ignore them.



Try Something Else If What You're Doing Doesn't Work For You.

If what you're doing isn't working, try something else.


You may not like something at first, but it could grow on you over time. Or maybe it just wasn't suitable for you after all. If your current path isn't helping you achieve your goals, it's time to take a step back and reassess your life.


It's easy to get stuck in a rut when we're unhappy with our work or career paths—but the key is to keep trying new things until we find one that works for us!



Growing Your Passion Is Like Growing A Garden; It Takes Time And Effort, But The Results Are Beautiful.

Think of your passion as a garden. It will take time, effort, and patience to grow. Like a garden, your love needs nurturing and care. Developing a passion cannot be rushed or forced into fruition. You must be willing to work hard on it to reap the rewards later on down the road.


As you nurture your passion, you'll likely find yourself experiencing some failures along the way. Sometimes these failures might even seem like they're crushing your hopes for success; however, as long as you learn from them (and don't let them discourage you), then these setbacks will help propel you forward in achieving what it is that truly matters most in life: happiness!


We hope our guide has helped you find your passion. It's an exciting journey and one that we wish all of our reader's good luck on. If you're ever feeling lost, remember to go back to the basics: make sure your business is sustainable long-term, stay true to your values, and keep working hard until something clicks.




















Aaron Allen- Emerge





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