passion

Why It’s Important for Career Fulfillment – Personal Development Article

More often than not, people are more stressed out about work than they’re passionate about it. As that saying goes: “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”. But is it really so simple? Finding a job you love may not be as easy as people tend to believe.  However, it’s still possible to learn to love the job that you have and become passionate about it. Unfortunately, that’s also a…

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What to Do When You’re Scared Out of Your Mind – Self Improvement Article

When you think about going after your dreams, following your passion, and doing something you love, does it scare you?If you’re anything like me, it scares you, a lot.This is partly because we’re afraid of showing the world what we truly care about.It makes us vulnerable.Plus, going after what makes you come alive brings up your inner demons.In order to make progress, you have to be willing to walk through the darkness.But all is not as it seems, as you’ll soon…

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7 Ways Life Tells You It’s Time For a Change — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

There used to be many times on my journey when I got off my soul path and got myself stuck in life, and that’s the moment I knew it was time for a change. I didn’t feel happy at these times and I felt like I was dying and yet I was almost paralyzed with fear and not knowing which direction to choose. I remember that sensation very clearly.  Eventually, I did shift, but I really got life to force…

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How to Follow Your Passion and SucceedPick the Brain – Self Improvement Article

Both in the physical and digital world, people would describe me as a nomad. Some would even say I’m a troublemaker, but not in a mean-spirited way. The reality is that for me, it’s all about the view. By that, I mean literally and figuratively in my perspective. Because my passions are travel, connecting people, and beauty, I do everything to have all of it in my life. For instance, in following my passions, I have the chance to travel…

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Why We Are All Psychic and How We Can Awaken, Access and Utilize Our Greatest GiftsPick the Brain – Self Improvement Article

What if you could easily and effectively tap into your intuitive gifts, talents and abilities, have a direct connection to The Universal Source of information and energy, and use it to serve yourself and others in the highest and best and most benevolent ways possible? What if you could also use this wisdom, information and energy to get answers, guidance and support regarding all of your most important questions in life? What if you could honestly, wholly and completely trust…

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Why You Can’t Logically Figure Out Your Passion – Self Improvement Article

I’ve been helping people find and follow their passion since 2009.And I’ve been on this path myself for my whole adult life.What has become clear is that you can’t logically force your passion to reveal itself.It’s a process of experimenting, discovering, and letting go.We’re all born with a specific set of strengths.Everyone perceives the world differently, which means we all have a unique contribution to make.But we grow up around people that tell us what we can do, and what we…

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3 Powerful Steps to Dealing with Sadness – Self Improvement Article

Everyone goes through periods of sadness.Sadness is natural, yet most of us run away from our feelings.When we run away, we fail to uncover the hidden treasures within.Why? Because sadness has something to teach us.It’s here to nudge us to look within, to release yourself from the mental shackles that never existed.Let’s look at how you can do that, shall we?The VideoThe first step is to watch the video below, where I share what I’ve discovered to work.The video and article…

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How I Found Hope and Inspiration After Years of Quiet Desperation – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.” ~Henry David Thoreau How many years do we live with a sense of quiet desperation, faking the connection we have with ourselves? Why do we deny ourselves authentic living and exchange our time for mindless living? Over the years, life silently and slowly eroded my identity away. By the time my son was twelve years old, I’d completely lost touch with reality.…

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The Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Passion – Self Improvement Article

I’ve been helping people find and follow their passion since 2009.I’ve noticed the same questions come up over and over again.And the answers always remain the same.The truth of the matter is that you already have the answers; you’re just getting in your own way.How? By thinking too much. Trying to figure things out. Forcing progress. The trying to force things to happen gets in the way of things happening.If that doesn’t quite make sense, or you don’t quite believe it, keep…

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How to Live a Happy Life – Self Improvement Article

We all want to discover how to live a happy life. I’ve been in pursuit of a happy life for as long as I can remember.I’ve always wondered what it takes to be happy. As I pursued money, relationships, and success, I realized that happiness doesn’t come from the outside; it comes from within.I also realized that I don’t necessarily need to do anything to be happy.The funny thing is that when I saw this, I became more likely to…

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21 Things You Can Do To Change Your Life Forever – Self Improvement Article

Last night I had a dream. It was Christmas Eve. And I was receiving presents. At that time, all I could think of was “I don’t want these. It’s just more stuff I won’t use.” Looking back, I can see how much I’ve changed. I almost haven’t noticed the change, because it sneaks up on you, until it’s impossible to ignore. It’s like when you were a kid. You got taller, but you didn’t notice until you stood up against…

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8 Steps to Bring the Passion Back! – Positivity Article

<!– Tweet — Do you miss the feeling you had when you first met your partner? That hot, I-can’t-wait-to-get-you-alone kinda thing you used to have, that electric charge…do you feel like maybe that ship has sailed? What happens when you lose the passion in your relationship? Is it possible to get that spark back? If your partner sometimes feels more like a roommate than a hot date, but you really want it to be different, keep reading. @terri_cole (Click to…

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5 Keys to Living a Passionate Life – Self Improvement Article

You feel like something is missing in your life, but the next step alludes you. You see people living a passionate life, but you don’t know where to start. This was the exact situation I found myself in not too long ago. In 2009, I was a professional online poker player. I was making money, but I didn’t enjoy it anymore. It was time for the next chapter in my life. I knew I could contribute to the world, but…

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When You Feel Like a Fraud – Self Improvement Article

We’ve all been there. You feel like you’re putting on a show. You’re afraid that someone will see through your mask. You’re scared of being humiliated. The story goes on and on. It’s excruciating. I know, because I’ve been there. I’ve wanted to give up in frustration. I’ve battled my inner demons. Luckily, there is a way out. When You Feel Like a Fraud — The Video We’re all human. That means we experience the full rainbow of thoughts and emotions. The answer has never been…

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How to Make Great Decisions in Life + Business – Self Improvement Article

Aah. Decisions. Should I do this, or that? Should I follow my passion, or should I take the “safe” road? Our lives are made up of decisions. How you make those decisions determines your life. But it’s not just how, but from where you make decisions. That’s what many people miss. They may achieve success, but without following their inner authority, they may never achieve satisfaction. Make Good Decisions — The Video So how do you make good decisions both in life…

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When You Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything – Self Improvement Article

Everywhere you look, you’re told to achieve. And sure, you can get things done, but at what cost? If you’re anything like me, you want to do work you love, but you also want to remain somewhat sane. Life isn’t all about work. It’s not all about achieving. There are times when you feel like taking action. And there are times when you don’t feel like doing anything. When You Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything — The Video Before you read the rest of…

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How to Do What You Love – And Get Paid for ItPick the Brain- Self Improvement Article

For most people the concept of doing what you love and receiving money do not go hand in hand. At most we can do what we love in our spare time or as a hobby but being paid for what you enjoy doing is considered a utopian ideal. In this day in age there are a variety of choices available out in the world, but we still function from the point of view of lack of choices and scarcity, especially…

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4 Real Ways to Turn Your Passion and Expertise Into an Online Business

Image Credit: Twenty20.com Do you have what it takes to turn your passion or expertise into a real online business? Even if you don’t, today we are going to walk through some of the best ways to start making money online, while also showing off your expertise and passion in the process. 1. Create an Online Course or Membership Site If you have a skill or expertise in something that can help or teach others, then you definitely have something…

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Is the Search For Your Passion Frustrating You?

“If we really understood the herculean effort it is to be in a body, to live in this environment and just wake up every morning, perhaps we could appreciate and relax into allowing every breath to be our passion.” ~ Lia In the spiritual community, there is pressure to uncover our passion or purpose. We go to seminars, take courses and get spiritual counseling/coaching to ‘raise our vibration’ to help us uncover our reason for living. And, for some of…

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Why Is It So Hard to Follow Your Heart? Get Your Answer Here

This post is a part of the Follow Your Heart series. Overwhelm. Fear. Panic. Those are the feelings I ran into when I first started following my heart. I thought that if I could only find my passion, or tap into my inner wisdom, everything would be fine. But life doesn’t work that way. I discovered that in order to live the life I wanted, I had to let go of the baggage I had. And letting go meant facing…

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3 Powerful Steps to Silencing the Inner Critic

Do you struggle with a critical inner voice? Are you too judgmental with yourself and others? When I started sharing my writing back in 2007, I had a whirlwind of negativity wreaking havoc in my head. I didn’t know enough. My english wasn’t good enough. The list goes on and on. But that didn’t stop me. I challenged those thoughts, and I discovered something that surprised me. What is an Inner Critic? It’s not an entity. There is no green…

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12 Steps to Overcome Spiritual Depression (or the Dark Night of the Soul)

Does life suddenly feel meaningless and empty? Do you feel hopeless about the future? Are you low on energy, and don’t feel like doing anything? Then you may be in what many refer to as the dark night of the soul, which is a period where everything feels hopeless and meaningless. I’ve gone through something similar. In this article, you’ll discover how I got through that time, and how I managed to turn it into a positive experience. What I…

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When You Feel Like Nothing is Happening

There are times when I feel like nothing is happening. I don’t feel inspired to do much. I don’t feel like writing. I don’t have ideas for books. I don’t know what to do, or what’s coming. Sometimes it even feels like my life is falling apart. However, deep down, I know that something is building up. It always is. Just because I feel like nothing is happening doesn’t make it so. Life is constantly changing. There is always something bubbling beneath the seemingly…

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Are You Struggling to Fit All of Your Passions into One Business?

Do you have many passions and interests? Do you have trouble figuring out how to turn your interests into a thriving business? Most people do. Do you ever wonder why that is? The problem isn’t what you think it is. And that’s a good thing. When you’re done reading this article, you’ll breathe sigh of relief, because you’ll realize that it was never your job to figure this whole thing out. Let’s Start with the Problem The problem isn’t that…

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On Depression, Feeling Worthless, and Finding Your Truth

It all started on a cold December night. A war was being waged within me. Each morning, I’d wake up feeling like I had lead flowing through my veins, helping gravity do its job. I’d drag myself out of bed, doing what I had to do. I was living my passion, surrounded by people I loved, but it felt empty. Somewhere, in a dusty corner of my being, I knew this too would pass, but there was doubt. I wondered…

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How I Found My Passion (And How You Can Find Yours)

I didn’t know I’d end up doing what I do today. I built my first website when I was 14. I started trying to make money online in 2006-2007. I spent $10,000+ on coaching, courses, and every other product between heaven and earth, looking for shortcuts and secret formulas. I failed over and over again. Those failures helped chip away what I thought I wanted, and reveal what made my heart sing. But even with that insight, I was imprisoned by…

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How To Properly Define Your Passions & Purpose

Over the years, I’ve worked with many companies and found the ones with lucid and succinctly described visions are more likely to succeed than those with unclear or highly complex visions. Yet as individuals, we often don’t take the time to clearly articulate our own passions or purpose. To help you define yours, I’ve created a simple test that I call The Funnel Test. The following is an excerpt from Your Network Is Your Net Worth: Unlock the Hidden Power of…

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Forget Finding Your Passion and Purpose (Read This If You’re Stuck)

Trouble finding your passion or purpose? Stuck? Or just plain confused? If so, you need to stop trying to find the perfect passion or purpose. If you’ve been trying, and you’re stuck, it’s time to try something else. It’s time to discover what works for you. What Am I Talking About? I wrote a book called Find Your Passion: 25 Questions You Must Ask Yourself. Am I now saying that what I wrote is useless? No. For many, answering the questions in…

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A Systematic Way to Stop Worrying

Do you let worry stop you from pursuing your dreams? Worry held me back for a long time. Deep down, I wanted to follow my heart, my interests, but I was held back by the thoughts dancing in my head. It was like an unstoppable virus. But eventually I found the antidote. I found the answer. In this piece, I share what I’ve discovered. Let’s start by making sure we’re on the same page. What is Worry? Worry is a…

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When You Feel Like You Have No Direction in Life

Do you feel lost? No purpose? No passion? No idea where to go? This may surprise you, but here’s what I’ve discovered: You don’t need to have a direction, purpose, or passion, to fully enjoy life. You can dance in uncertainty and let life live itself through you. These are not just empty words. I know uncertainty, fear, and worry. I know confusion. I’ve been in the deepest darkness, and I’ve found my way to the light. So let’s dive into…

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