“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” – Pablo Picasso
Are you living a life full of passion and purpose?
We all want to be living intentional lives. Wouldn’t you love to wake up every morning excited to #carpediem?
Deep down in every person (yes, you too!) is a calling to be the best version of themselves. If you want inner peace and fulfillment, it’s absolutely essential that you find your passion and life purpose. Without those things, even your grandest achievements will feel empty.
In this episode of The Elevated Life®, we’re sharing 3 Roadblocks to Avoid When Pursuing Your Passion. If you want to discover what excites you and how to show up as the person you want to be, this episode is for you.
In this episode we talk about:
💜 How perfectionism keeps you stagnant
💜 Why you can’t wait for your passion to show up
💜 Brit’s journey of finding what she was passionate about in fitness
💜 Why you have to think about the people you’re serving
Roadblock #1 – Procrastination & Perfectionism
How many times have you abandoned or held off on a project because you were scared that it wouldn’t be absolutely perfect?
As you’re pursuing your passion, you’re constantly going to be improving it. It’s all about getting the first iteration of your idea out there and then tweaking it along the way.
Perfection creates stagnation. You always want to be improving, upgrading, and expanding your ideas and you can only get to that place if you find your starting point and put it out there.
Roadblock #2 – Waiting for Your Passion to Show Up
Too many people struggle with impatience as they’re waiting for their passion to reveal itself or show up at their door.
Your passion is your path. You have to get out there and actively pursue it. The ball is 100% in your court.
If your passion isn’t clear to you yet, get out there and try as many things as you possibly can! As you dabble in different things, some things will stick and some things won’t, but what’s most important is that you’re exploring and discovering.
Roadblock #3 – Focusing on The Profit & Not the Purpose
When you’re only focusing on the profit of your endeavors, you’ll lose your passion for it.
One question you have to constantly be asking yourself is: would I do this even if it didn’t make me money? Think about those activities that make you lose track of time and that make you feel energized and excited.
Another important thing to keep in mind is the people that you serve. When you imagine the impact that you can have on others (rather than just the money you can get from them) it becomes easy to stay on your purposeful path.
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