Verse of the Day
Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. Revelation 3:20 NIV
Posted: 29 Mar 2016 04:32 PM PDT
"Still Don't Know What You Want to Be When You Grow Up"?
By Valerie Young
Here Are Three Ways to Find Out
If you’re well into your career but still aren't really sure what you want to be “when you grow up,” join the mid-life career crisis club! Here are three ways to help you discover your heart's content.
- Forget skill sets, think satisfaction. “You live the good life not by doing what you can do, but by doing what you want to do.”
- Pay attention to both past and present-day clues. “The way to find out about your happiness, is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you are really happy – not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. "The first place to search for clues to your present day passion is in your own childhood. What about today? What so engrosses you that you scarcely notice the time? Still stumped? Try making up your own list “I’d rather be__________” .
- Enlarge your view. One of the best way to expand your thinking – and your options – is by stepping outside the confines of your day-to-day life. Consider signing up for a class on something entirely new to you. Open up your eyes to a multitude of fascinating ways to earn a living. And remember, “When you love what you do, you'll never have to work a day in your life!”