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Finding Your Passion

What To Do When You Absolutely, Positively, Must Follow Your Passion

Esther Litchfield-FInk | Posted 07.08.2016 | Women
Esther Litchfield-FInk

Who do you listen to? Those that say to follow your passion and the money will follow, or the opposing view telling you to face reality?

How Can You Follow Your Passion If You Don't Know What It Is?

Mimi Zheng | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

Over the past 10 years, I had been hopping from thing to thing, trying to see what I liked and didn't like. Each time, I gathered more skills and built more professional relationships. But nothing ever seemed like it was the absolute perfect fit. The one thing I could see myself doing forever.

Breaking Down In Order To Grow

Jamie Cornell | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Jamie Cornell

I'm currently listening to the audio book version of "Finding Your Own North Star" by Martha Beck. It's awesome, especially if you are feeling like s...

A Paycheck Will Never Be Enough

Vikki Nicometo | Posted 06.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Vikki Nicometo

My friend and former colleague Jane* has a view of work that I admire. For her, a career is simply a way to make a living -- nothing more, nothing les...

Why 'Find Your Purpose' Is Terrible Advice

Zach Mercurio | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Zach Mercurio

"Find your purpose" is terrible advice and I'm guilty of imparting it to thousands of people. And for that, I am sorry. I'm sorry on behalf of the ...

It's No Longer Risky to Pursue Your Passion (4 Steps to Actually Do It)

Neal Samudre | Posted 05.31.2016 | Business
Neal Samudre

The other week, my wife and I were visiting some friends in Nashville when they told us an interesting story we had never heard before.

What I Learned During My Post-College Gap Year

Elizabeth C. Fericy | Posted 05.24.2016 | College
Elizabeth C. Fericy

The biggest unexpected benefit from my gap year is that it gave me the time to figure out what I did not want my career to be. During college, I had my whole life planed out. My gap year helped me understand that my ultimate fulfilling career will probably not be so black and white.

If a Dandelion Had a Ted Talk: Mastering Creative Integrity & Your Critics

Kat Cowley | Posted 05.02.2016 | Good News
Kat Cowley

Ted Talks have changed the way we instigate & replenish passions around the world. No longer do you need a conference ticket, several hundred dollars ...

College Students: Your Degree Doesn't Promise You Anything

Kevin Kleitches | Posted 04.12.2016 | College
Kevin Kleitches

Most students that come through my office are surprised to hear what I have to say about degrees. Specifically, that what you choose to major in isn't nearly as important as you might think.

6 Ways to Put Your Passion Into Action When You're Not Sure What You Want

Allyson Scammell | Posted 04.08.2016 | Impact
Allyson Scammell

With each action step you take, your vision will get sharper, your days will be more joyous, and your creations will better showcase the true you. Remember that you're on a journey of discovery, and it's the journey that is the juiciest part (not the destination).

How Do I Find My Purpose?

Erin McElroy | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Erin McElroy

And what I learned is that the most important thing before and during that journey is the person going through it. Knowing and being that person starts within.

30 Is The New 40

Lea Stanković | Posted 03.22.2016 | Media
Lea Stanković

Having turned 30 last year, I don't feel much different than a couple of years ago, nor do I feel any adverse effects of aging as yet. Still, what one can witness on social media is that a) 30 is a milestone that 40 once was and b) it is an occasion to take the time out and reevaluate your life as well as recognize your achievements.

I Don't Know What to Do With My Life... and That's Okay

Brittany Mancuso | Posted 03.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brittany Mancuso

We are so engrossed with this idea that you must have a job that reflects your "passion." We're shocked when we hear someone say they don't really have anything they're passionate about or when they say that they don't want to do the thing they're passionate about every single day.

How Your Plan B Is Holding You Back From Business Success

Dequiana Jackson | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Dequiana Jackson

When you know you have a fallback plan, projects related to your passion can fall to the wayside. I'm not talking about the work you do to keep the lights on. I'm talking about the work you know you were called to do, those teachings that will really make a difference once you share them with the world.

Is There Enough Room For Your Future To Show Up?

Lori Osterberg | Posted 03.04.2016 | Women
Lori Osterberg

Busy. Busy. Busy. We're constantly running from one place to the next, filling every single moment of the day with something. But the problem with ...

What They Don't Tell You About Following Your Passion

Jodi Gibson | Posted 03.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jodi Gibson

"Follow your passion and everything else will fall into place!" Ever heard that before? I'm sure you have. Maybe you've even headed on down the path ...

Who's Helping You Live the Dream?

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 02.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

We all have greatness within us but it can be hard for us to see it in ourselves. That's why we need encouragement, support and that special person, seeing us in all our glorious magnificence to help us reach for the stars.

The Pursuit of Purpose, A Calling, Meaningful Work

Erin McElroy | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Erin McElroy

I recently had a conversation about the pursuit of purpose, where the guy I was talking to mentioned all that you read and hear that starts with, "Well, first just find your purpose."

How Tony Robbins and the Six Human Needs Put True Love and Passion Back Into My Life

Sigrun Gudjonsdottir | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Sigrun Gudjonsdottir

At the "Unleash the Power Within" event, Tony Robbins asked us to write down our ideal life and everything it entails; including our partner in life.

3 Critical Rules for Making a Living From Your Passion

Jessica Sweet | Posted 02.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jessica Sweet

Here's how you can take your passion and turn it into something you can get paid to do.

What Donald Trump Can Teach Us About Self-Esteem (Even If You Hate His Guts)

Laura Tong | Posted 02.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Tong

Photo: Flickr: Gage Skidmore:Creative Commons License Personally, I've never had a problem with self-esteem. I always say that you have to believe in...

How Will I Find Purpose?

Blake Moore | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Blake Moore

I'm 24 years old, and I'm still working out exactly what I want to do with my life. That's not usually something that you want to be writing all over ...

3 Ways to Stay True to Yourself in a Noisy World

Anthony Awadalla | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Anthony Awadalla

Tools that give me the confidence that I know I need and the maturity I've developed in order to go after what I want without falling into the same mistakes I made in the past.

3 Reasons Why Taking Responsibility Is Spiritual

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

Being a spirit having a human experience means we have to step fully into life. Into our roles, actions and emotions. When have you felt like a victim or decided to take responsibility? Think back through your past. How can you begin to own every aspect of your life?

Got Lots of Passions But No Idea Which One to Focus On?

Zoë B | Posted 01.28.2016 | Women
Zoë B

Do you find that your difficulty lies not in figuring out your passion, but in working out which passion to focus on? Do you have lots and lots of ideas that you get really excited about, only to quickly get bored and move onto something else? Are you sick and tired of being pulled in so many different directions? And is it time to get focused?