During my 1-hour quiet/meditation time this morning, I was thinking about how short life is. It’s shocking really. So I drew a little sketch that would help me visualize how much time I’ve got left. I know it sounds a bit morbid, but oh well.
(Here’s a larger version)
Stop Doing Stuff You’re Not Passionate About
That about sums it up. If you’re educated and wealthy enough to be reading this blog (which is true as you’re reading a computer screen), then you’ve got a massive advantage in life. You have the power, the wealth and the education to actually choose what to do with your life. Most of the population of the entire world doesn’t have that ability. You and I are lucky to not be fighting to stay alive day-to-day.
So if you’re not doing something that you believe in – something you can be passionate about – then do something for me.
I mean it.
That’s one thing I love about what we do at Carsonified. Our primary aim is to unite, encourage and equip people. We want people to walk away from our events smiling and excited about the future. I LOVE that. It gets me out of bed in the morning.
Do it today
I don’t mean to over simplify, but sometimes you have to in order to spark change. If you’re not excited about what you do for a job – change it as soon as you can. Take that first step, whatever it is, towards doing something you love.
Life is just too short.