‘Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life’ is what they say.
But how many people actually do a job they love? Probably not many.
I’m not saying that there’s something wrong with doing a job just because it puts food on the table, but if you spend your life dreading Mondays, watching the clock, and struggling to get going every day, you have to ask yourself about the real cost of not doing a job that you really enjoy.
Here’s why you should do a job you love.
You’ll feel satisfied and fulfilled
Even when you do a job you love, you can be exhausted at the end of the day, but you’ll be tired in a good way. You’ll have enjoyed what you were doing and you’ll have made a difference to someone. This is far better than watching the clock all day and counting the hours until you can go home.
You’ll be a happier person
Think about it this way, most people spend around half of their waking hours at work. If you spend this time doing something you hate, you can’t expect to feel happy. If you do a job you love, you’ll find that there’s just so much more meaning and purpose to life, and you’ll be happier knowing that you’re doing what you were always meant to do.
You’ll be motivated to keep on doing better
If you don’t care about your job, you won’t be motivated to do well. You’ll probably just do the minimum you can get away with, then go home, because you’ll get your pay cheque anyway, right?
If you love your job, you’ll feel a lot different. You’ll want to always push yourself, get more qualified, and do better.
You’ll find even the tough days easier to handle
There are ups and downs in any job, and even if you love what you do, there’ll still be days where things happen to challenge or annoy you. If you love your job, these storms are a lot easier to weather though than if you’re facing issues while you’re in a job you hate.
So what should you do if you don’t love your work?
My advice would be to take a step towards doing something you love, no matter how small. Anything you do will be better than just wishing that things were different.
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