I have always believed that you need to wake up each morning, and be passionate about something. I always thought you should love your job, and look forward to getting to work. If it feels like a chore, or you dread it, how will you continue it for years? “There are few things more powerful than a life lived with passionate clarity.” Erwin McManus
What makes you excited to get up in the morning? What can’t you wait to do, learn? What do you feel strongly about?
I have many things I feel passionate about. I have always loved dogs. The kind eyes, the unconditional love and good nature of dogs has always drawn me to them. I have heard many stories about abuse of animals, carelessness, and the continued existence of puppy mills. I will always have dogs, and my 2 little fur bears at home are my loves. The are great companions, helped me with my illness by bringing me joy and friendship. Recently, I received an invite to attend a conference near DC for Animal Rights. I have signed many a petition via Change.org, but look for other ways to stop animal cruelty. Although I won’t be able to attend this conference, I will be looking up others or the next one to attend, in order to network and find ways to improve/ pass laws dealing with the abuse/cruelty of animals. I feel very passionate about this, as dogs can’t speak for themselves and their treatment. As an example, I had heard a story about a dog living in a crate ( Puppy mill) for 11 years devoid nearly of light, living in deplorable conditions. This greatly saddens me. I hope to at some point make some kind of difference.
I feel passionate about expressing my creativity. Besides diversion from my illness, this blog was created to express my love for fashion and being creative when styling looks. My desire to help other woman learn how to style and find ways to express themselves through fashion is something I love to do. I’ve always loved being creative, and wanted to find a career that I would consider useful in this endeavour and accomplishing this goal. Through my use of color and style, I love expressing my mood through fashion.
Music is another passion of mine. Through reading this blog, you have learned that I began studying the guitar at the age of 10, and had a love for music fostered by my mom who played piano when I was young. I have played in a band, taught music in the schools and privately, and love the emotion and self-expression music provides. I love many styles of music, and have a particular passion towards blues music, as the musical structure is not complicated, but the raw emotion that goes with the blue style is very captivating to me. I was passionate about spreading my love for music to my students, as well. As I had to write the music curriculum for grades 1-5, at a new private school, I began to think about what I wanted students to learn. My passion for inventiveness, improvisation, and creativity lead me to teach 5th grade how to improvise on the recorder, and write their own blues tunes. I love guitar. I am planning on getting back to playing, even if just for my own enjoyment. I hadn’t been able to play due to my EDS, but now that it is better managed, I can slowly get back into it.
If it is a passion, it is hard to let go!
If you could do anything in the world, and didn’t have to worry about financial stability, what would it be? What “hobbies” do you enjoy and how could you make it a career? What activity would you love to wake up to, springing with joy from your bed, instead of hitting the snooze button, just one more time?…
Id love to hear what you are passionate about? Did you make it into a career?
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