Passion How To Pronounce
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As we know, passion is what keeps us coming back for more of something or someone. It’s why people stick with their partners well beyond any sort of reasonable timing pattern. And it’s why some things (like reading) seem to burn a steady flame in your soul.
There are many types of passions out there. Some are creative, like writing or painting. Others are physical, like exercising or swimming. Then there are others that apply directly towards education, such as studying or teaching.
But unfortunately, most experts agree that achieving true passion in life is not an easy thing.
It takes work and effort to find the right source of passion. You have to look into it deeply and consistently. This can be tough when interest wanes due to lack of motivation.
So how do you develop your passion? Here are 5 tips to get started.
Find your passion
Now that you have an idea of what you like, and how to improve upon it, it’s time to figure out what you feel is worthy of your passionate attention.
It could be anything from listening to specific music, reading a particular genre, eating a certain type of food or going towards courses at school or work that appeal to you.
Your passion will determine the success of whatever career path you choose – no matter if you want to be a doctor, a musician, a writer, etc. You will need to know about these things for you to make money so they are all important.
So once you have determined what area looks interesting to you, get into research mode and see what you can learn!
Alternatively, you may already know what field excites you and now you’re just waiting for the right chance to go in depth with it.
Get rid of your distractions
Let’s look at an example. I have a friend who is very passionate about cooking. He spends hours every day in the kitchen, experimenting with recipes or mastering a technique.
He doesn’t do this because he enjoys eating his own food, but because he loves to cook and learns new things by doing it.
So, he studies and experiments, constantly looking up tips and tricks. And you know what? It works!
It makes him feel good, it gives him something to show off, and he keeps learning new things.
That’s why it's important to get rid of all the distractions so that you can focus only on your passion.
Make it your life
Now that you have identified your passion, make it your mission to spread it around as much as possible! Don’t just talk about how passionate you are for something, actually do things related to your passion.
If you love reading, then read. If you love making food, cook or find ways to get into the kitchen even if you don’t know what from-scratch cooking is (we all start somewhere!).
Do these things outside of work so they don’t feel like an obligation, but rather fuel your fire. Your colleagues will notice and appreciate the effort you put in to show off your passion.
And let me tell you, it does go far beyond looking cool.
Having a passion means knowing yourself well _________. It gives you joy and makes you happy, and helps you achieve goals and fulfill dreams.
Do everything with passion
When you are passionate about something, you will feel it in your bones. You will sense it when you need to make changes or to drop things that no longer matter to you.
You will know when it’s time to give up because you will lose sleep over it and you will be distracted every few minutes by thoughts of giving up.
It is this feeling that you have to do certain things that you want to do – that you must do – that helps you keep going.
If you can’t find this passion, then it is probably not important to you at this stage of your life. It may even indicate that you don’t want what you are doing now to work out so you are keeping yourself from trying new things. Or it could be that you like how money makes you feel so you are spending, spend, spend!
Whatever the case may be, if you aren’t really investing much energy into the thing you are working on, then why should anyone else?
No one but you gets to choose whether to put effort into something or not. So invest some time today in looking within for the source of your passion and see where it takes you.
Become an expert at passion
Even if you don’t feel like doing something, giving it your all is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. Because when you are investing your energy in something that makes you unhappy, you won’t want to keep going, you’ll give up before you even try.
This isn’t good for you or anyone around you — not only will you lose out on potential happiness, but you’ll also hurt those who rely on you.
By learning how to be passionate about something, you’ll learn what qualities it requires and why they matter. You’ll then be able to identify whether someone else needs to know this information or if you’re just projecting your own lack of enthusiasm onto them.
If there’s one thing we can agree on, it’s that we need to enjoy our lives now more than ever before.
When to be passionate
It’s great to want things, but wanting something is not enough. You have to be able to do it well — you need to know how to put your passion into action. If you are always wanted something, but never did anything about it, then people will begin to lose faith in you.
If someone asked you what you wanted to do with your life, would you say that you were totally undecided or that you had a very clear idea of what you wanted? I bet you picked the second option.
That’s why it can be so hard for people who have dreams to realize them. They may still believe they could make their dream come true if they tried hard enough, but without much conviction it doesn’t matter.
How to be passionate
Being passionate is something that people often talk about but few actually do- it’s like telling someone how to breathe!
Many feel passion in their lives, but most of them are not sure what sparks it or whether it even lasts a minute. It can seem elusive and never truly happening for them.
It is totally normal to feel limited by your own internal sense of passion you have for things. You may spend lots of time thinking about other ways you could be more creative, productive, thoughtful, etc., but still no feeling of excitement about it. This can get very frustrating.
If you want to know how to be more passionate, then here are some tips.
Start with having fun
This sounds crazy, I know, but this will make you passionate. If you aren’t able to enjoy yourself, then you won’t be happy, so why should you expect to feel passionately about anything?
Take an activity you already love doing and add in some extra features that make it funny, interesting, or at least curious. Add in some music and you’ve got a recipe for being extremely energetic and playful. (And also probably dancing!)
Learn something new every day
We’re always on edge, waiting for the next thing to happen, and we’re constantly thinking about what we need to do next. We’re hungry, thirsty, tired, and distracted all the time.
We are living in a culture that does not value passionate, lasting engagement of life’s experiences.
This is clearly seen through the rising number of people who remain at work even when they don’t feel like it. It’s seen in the growing epidemic of overwork and burn-out. And it’s witnessed by the fact that many workers spend their days surfing the web or texting friends instead of engaging with what their job entailed.
If we all lived our lives without any passions, things would get pretty dull. So, try not to focus too much on how you don’t feel like doing something today, but rather on what you could do later.
Start looking for your passions now.