“Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.” – Buddha.
How do you discover your life’s passion? This isn’t an easy topic for me, because I don’t really think I’ve found my own passion in life, at least not 100%, and I believe that once I find that passion, I shall live my remaining days in peaceful high energy pursuit of that passion.
Are you too old to find that passion? I don’t think so, because passion is like this untapped energy of the mind. The mind to me is timeless, barring illness, and it is the one function that refines itself as it gets older. As long as you have passion, you have the energy to do great things, and doing great things leads to that small footprint of immortality.
Age is indeed not a limiting factor when it comes to discovering your passion. In fact, it might just be an advantage. With the passage of time, you accumulate experiences, knowledge, and wisdom that can help refine your understanding of yourself and the world around you. This can, in turn, guide you towards your true passions.
The journey of self-discovery and finding your passion isn’t always a linear one. Sometimes, you may stumble upon your passion in the most unexpected places or circumstances. Perhaps it’s a hobby that always lifts your spirits, a cause that stirs up strong emotions, or a pursuit that leaves you feeling fulfilled and content.
One way to uncover your passion is to listen to your heart. What are the things that light you up, that you could talk about for hours, or that you’d do even if you weren’t getting paid? These are clues to your passion.
Remember, it’s never too late to discover your passion, and once you do, it can add a whole new dimension to your life. It gives you a sense of purpose, a reason to wake up every day with excitement and a zest for life. And once you find that passion, as the Buddha quote suggests, give yourself to it fully and wholeheartedly.
So, if you haven’t found your passion yet, keep searching, keep exploring, and most importantly, stay open-minded. Your passion is out there, waiting for you to embrace it.