How not to give up on your passion
Sometimes searching for a place in life and doing it with a smile on your face is a tiresome matter, isn’t it? That are the times when you feel like giving up… here are my thoughts on the matter. I would like to know what you think!
There is a part of us, somewhere between our stomach and our belly, that wakes up when we have to make a decision. It’s the location where our instinct resides and warns us if we are doing something wrong, something that we really don’t want to do, or if our path is the right one. I learnt from personal experience that this sort of sixth sense is always right [read more here].
The first step we all need to take is to listen to our inner compass, to take some time for ourselves and understand what we really want to accomplish. This is how we find out what is really important. This is how we recognize the things we don’t want to give up. Once we know what we want, the second step is to learn to give up. [read more here]
Not giving up is hard, you know? That’s why you have to find something, a sort of mantra or totem or whatever you want to call it, that helps you regain your focus during hard times [read more here]
Practice works almost for everything, writing, painting, singing, playing an instrument, following a specific diet, changing your lifestyle, doing some form of sport, caring for people… The difficult part is that it’s a matter of choice. Every morning, when you wake up, you have to choose to practice at not giving up untill it cames naturally. [read more here]
Once you have decided what your passion is and what to do to pursue it, you may feel as if you defeated that destructive inner detractor because for a while he will be silenced. In the first rush of enthusiasm, your positive self will be louder than the destructive self and everything will be ok. But this inner critic is shifty and many-sided and eventually he will re-surface. [read more here]
Who was that guy who was doomed to roll an immense boulder up a hill, only to watch it roll back down? Oh yes, Sysiphus. Have you ever felt like that? As if you struggle and struggle without gaining nothing? If you feel like that, there are two things to do. [read more here]
All of this struggling is hard, that’s why sometimes is good to reward yourself. Just a little. [read more here]
Now what? Well, now the next step is sharing your journey because someone may need it and you will learn a lot from that. [read more here]