Why are we so desperate to find our passion?


There are so many people in this world who don’t have a specific passion or a hobby. A number of them probably feel bad about it. Looking at someone who already knows their favourite hobbies might be a little disheartening, but is it really so bad that you haven’t found what you’re looking for yet?

Learn the key phrases!

to get laid off
to be/feel relieved
to pursue one’s passion
the world is at your feet!
to be leery of something
to keep one’s options open
to take a full-time job
to fuel one’s passion
to have no background in something
my career path shifted
to have tunnel vision
to miss out on a great love
to live a life full of meaning and value

translate Translate and remember the key phrases.

Let’s check the main ideas!

  1. Should you only stick with one job for the rest of your life?

No, you should definitely try many different things to find out what you’re good at.

  1. Is not knowing your passion bad?

It’s absolutely fine not to know it, give yourself some time to figure it out.

  1. Given that cleaning windows is considered an ‘easy’ job, could performing it still teach you anything?

Yes, even though it might not be your dream job there’s still so much you can learn from the experience.

I think that…

Share your thoughts!

  1. How many jobs have you had in your life? Are you happy with your current one?

  2. Is there something you’ve always wanted to try, but were too scared to do it?

  3. Have you ever held yourself back from doing something just because you were scared of people’s judgement?

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I also thought about what people would think.

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I could read round the clock.

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I can’t say that I have a hobby I’m passionate about.

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