Career Advice

Here's How to Find What You're Meant to Do in Life

Get A Career 20 April, 2019

If you’re unhappy in your job it might be because you aren’t doing what you’re supposed to be doing. Have you lost sight of your childhood dreams or forgotten what it’s like to feel excited about your work? Here’s how to find your passion.

Consider What’s Your Favorite Topic

Are there certain topics that you just love to discuss? If you could have one conversation what would it be about? Whatever the answer is, it will tell you what you’re really interested in. And that will in turn let you know where your true passion lies.

Where’s Your Favorite Place?

Is your favorite place in your car, at the beach or in your backyard? Knowing the environment where you feel the most alive can help guide you toward a career you can be happy in. If you love driving, you could become a trucker. If you’re happiest in the garden you could be a landscaper or a florist.

What Kind of People Do You Enjoy Most?

People have a lot to do with job roles. Who’s company makes you feel the best? Do you feel energized around children? Maybe you should be a teacher. Do you connect with the elderly? Maybe your true passion is to be a caregiver. Does your heart go out to the poverty-stricken? Maybe being a social worker is your true calling.

What Stores Do You Like to Be In?

Do you smile whenever you enter an arts supply store or a pet store? Maybe you should do some creative work with your hands or become a veterinarian. When you’re surrounded by the tools of a trade and they make you excited, that’s a clue to your calling.

With just a little bit of introspection, you can figure out where your true passions are. Go through these tips and look for a patterns and then find a way to make it work as a career. You deserve to be happy and fulfilled in your job.