Passion is a notion that’s often overrated, as we place too much emphasis on it being the foundation of our happiness and livelihood, leaving many of us feeling unfulfilled or questioning the path we chose, as it’s not seen as our ‘life’s passion’. But this is not to say that having a passion is not important because we should fill our time with something that feeds purpose into our lives, whether it's a career or hobby.
A healthier and more realistic way to approach this topic is to consider our need to ‘cultivate’ our passion rather than to ‘find’ it. Those who have a passion are lucky, but at the end of the day, no one is destined to do anything. The key is to explore your interests and to nurture any passions that may arise from them.
Don’t know where to start? Find a quiet space, sit down, and write down answers to the below questions to get your mind on the right path to exploring your passion!
As part of our #BeTheChange series, we sit down and discuss how people and business have evolved, with change-makers in our Garage Community.
This week, we sit down with Michelle Hong, co-founder of Rooftop Republic, a social enterprise on a mission to introduce the joys of urban farming to the city folk of Hong Kong.
Rooftop Republic has been part of the Garage Community since 2018, and they have a rooftop farm on the terrace of our Wan Chai Lockhart space.
It was great to catch up with Michelle over sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and the joys of growing your own food.
The advent of user-friendly e-commerce tools has made starting your own small business easier than ever.
With so many people embarking on their entrepreneurial journey, we thought we’d give you a reminder on how to support small, local business owners.
We encourage everyone to be conscious consumers - whether this means voting with your dollar for locally farmed vegetables, or writing a positive review for the indie coffee shop in your neighbourhood.
Here are a few ideas to get started:
As part of our focus on growth, we asked the Garage Community what areas they would like they spend more time developing. It was very clear that you all wanted to dedicate more time to your mental and physical health!
Considering that Hong Kongers have some of the longest working hours in the world, it’s important to carve out some time for yourself.
Here is a comprehensive wellbeing toolkit with guides, recommendations, and resources for bettering your mind and body.
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