What am I here to do with my life? Finding the Work that Fits You

What am I here to do with my life? Finding the Work that Fits You

Do you get a subtle, yet unmistakable niggling feeling that your work at the moment just doesn’t quite fit you somehow? Even if what you’re doing happens to be your own business, do you find yourself running out of steam and passion for your many projects? Or do you get sneaking, niggling thoughts that indicate a misalignment between your current career and what you really want? If the purpose isn’t quite there in your current role, maybe it’s time for you to alter your direction and start exploring new possibilities that that spark a sense of purpose and  passion and align with who you are in this red hot moment . Are you doing what your parents or your partner want you to do? Or are you really following your own passion and inspiration in your career? There is no inspiration in doing a business based on what you’re “supposed” to do. If you’re not turned on, you won’t turn anyone else on.     We are all familiar with people who achieve long-held goals, whether that be in their career or in another area only to find themselves falling flat emotionally with the horrific disappointment as to whether this is as good as it actually gets. These thoughts can arise at any stage, even when we’re heavily invested in a career or business. If we don’t listen at an early stage, the alarm clock gets increasingly loud, becoming more and more painful and we can become chronically misaligned. In the early stages this alarm clock can appear as a subtle ennui that most people easily ignore. However the longer we leave this,...
Your “lost” Purpose??? 7 steps to uncovering and living your calling

Your “lost” Purpose??? 7 steps to uncovering and living your calling

Life spins its wheels and around you go. Still there’s an insistent but quiet voice inside. No matter what, you just can’t shake a feeling of unfulfillment and a disturbing sense that you are betraying your true value and destiny. It feels horrible, but could this be the soft whisper of your calling, an unrealised purpose? You struggle, frantic to make out what those silent words are telling you. And then the biggest fear of all rears its ugly head, what if this is all you ? As Jack Nicholson once said: “What if this is as good as it gets??” A terrifying thought indeed. Well fear not people, I can tell you that this, predicament,can actually mark the beginning of an exciting new stage in your life where you finally begin to listen to that inner voice, to act on its guidance ultimately to unleash the power waiting within. I’m not speaking from the turrets of my ivory tower here, but rather from years of running on this very same spot myself. Yes, my dark night of the soul lasted for many years as I trundled my way through law school only to discover right at the end that I couldn’t go through being a lawyer at all. The good news is that the stagnation you’re now feeling actually marks your arrival at the proverbial crossroads. The trick is to look beyond the feeling of fear, anxiety and uncertainty, to see the excitement inherent in the limitless possibilities and flexibility about where you wish to go. And it’s all up to...