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!
Today’s entrepreneurs do not like getting tied down and are inherently drawn towards options that let them progress at their own growth-plan. Personalisation and a sense of creative freedom has picked up the pace and is here to not only rule but also dominate the work culture.
As part of Garage Society’s Well-Being Month, we sat down with Dutch entrepreneur Madelon van de Ven, to learn more about her flourishing plant subscription startup and her mission to get more urbanites to experience the health and well-being benefits of plants.