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Is it better to have a passion or live passionately?

Is it better to have a passion or live passionately?

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A Life Lived Passionately

Stop the conscious searching of your passion and just live passionately.

Trying to find a passion is often a fruitless exercise, though it is heavily advised in many books and articles. A better strategy is to lead a passionate life, which is a more holistic approach too.

Living passionately means living in the now, in the present moment. 

It means not being distracted on your phone, but being engaged in what you love doing. It means interacting with others deeply and fully, giving all your attention and focus.

An example of being holistically passionate in your life is the habit of constantly learning, absorbing as much as you can.

  • If you really love what you do, and it genuinely makes you happy, then it is passionate work, by default.
  • As we work most of the day, if it is a stressful, avoidable experience, then we are not living fully.
  • Working on what we don't want to do all week and then following our ...

Living passionately means valuing time, not getting into 'time-suck' activities that drain your mind. 

Own your time and spend it wisely on things that excite you, or fire you up.

Being open and receptive to new experiences and following new desires, is crucial to living a passionate life.

Do the new and experience life in all its colors.

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