When I’m asked what is my life’s passion. I come up empty. I know I want to live a full life on my own terms. I know that I’d rather be poor than to ever give up my freedom of choice again. I know that I want to travel the world. However I don’t know that I’d categorize any of these things as passions.
It’s been said follow your passion and you’ll be happy. Does that mean if you do not have a passion or haven’t identified your passion you are not happy? What is happy? Or should I ask what is happiness? I don’t believe happiness is something you find. I think you either have it or you don’t. You are either happy or you are not. It’s a choice really. You can choose to be happy. There is no one thing or things that you acquire, or one place that you get to that brings happiness.
I’ve noticed that people with the mindset of “as soon as I do this that or the other I’ll be happy” or “as soon as I accomplish this goal or the other I’ll be happy” never seem to quite grasp happiness. The people who are already happy where they are, seem to be happy no matter what.