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7 Reasons to Prioritize Your Passion in Life

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If you have passion in life, you’re lucky. There’s nothing quite like having a deep interest in something, anything, in life to be able to feel like your life has meaning. Your passion doesn’t even have to be your career either; it can be a hobby or simply something that you love to do in your spare time. Regardless of what it is, you need to make sure that you prioritize your passion. Even when you feel like the thing you love has to take a back seat, here are seven reasons not to let it go.

1. It Helps You to Switch Off

Firstly, you may find that having a passion helps you to switch off. Whether you like to fish or read, when you’re enjoying your favorite pastime you may discover that your mind switches off better than it does in any other way. And aiming to be stress-free in life is the best that you can be.

2. It Builds Your Skills

After relaxation, there’s also the idea of your passion in life bettering you as a person. You might find that with your passion you push yourself to learn more. Whether it’s a DIY interest or something creative, you could take courses to boost your passion. Furthering your education will build up your skill set too.

3. Share Your Passion in Life with Family

Sometimes, your passion is shareable with your loved ones. You may like a certain sport, or even a language. Either way, you could start to teach your children to make the most of what they enjoy in their lives. Or, why not take your family out for the day to enjoy your passion?

Sometimes, sharing what you love with your family is very special. Let them into what makes you happy and they will get insights into you that might not otherwise have been gained. This is a great opportunity for bonding as a family too.

4. It Keeps You Grounded

Having a hobby or something that you’re passionate about is often good for your inner calm too. When you have something that you can dedicate a part of yourself to, you may find that it grounds you. With the rising stresses in society, it’s more important than ever to have a balance in life – and your passion can help you achieve that.

5. It Makes You Happy

One of the most important reasons why you always need to prioritize your passion in life is your happiness. Although other things are vital in life, making time for your own happiness is also crucial.

So, sometimes, you also need to make space for it. Physical space. If you’re an artist or carpenter, for example, you may need some extra room for your passion, such as Armstrong Steel Buildings. By giving yourself a dedicated area for your passion, you may find that it makes you happy in life.

6. Your Passion Could be Your Future

This one point really is that simple. Your passion could be your future. Turning your hobby into a business is a real possibility. So, don’t deny yourself that opportunity in life.

7. Having a Passion in Life is Essential

Finally, even if you’ve fought off every reason listed above for why it’s important make time and space for your passion, this last one should really hit home. Life isn’t all about work; there has to be some time for play.

If you want to enjoy a long, happy and peaceful life, you must prioritize your passion in life. It’s for your own sanity, above all else.

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  1. Inspiredby Veggies June 30, 2017

    Thank you for sharing this! I found it very helpful, and useful. ♡

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  2. Tanya June 30, 2017

    I don’t know what my passion is 😕
    It seems everyone I know is good at something, but I’m not sure what my something is?!? Hope I find it!

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  3. mytenantdepression June 30, 2017

    Amen to that!!!!! x

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  4. michnavs June 30, 2017

    Having a passion is really essential..

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  5. milfordstreet June 30, 2017

    My passion for photography is a great balance and really allows me to switch off from my studies. I think it is one of the times I feel the best on a reliable basis. Great post, Christy.

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    1. Christy B July 2, 2017

      And I love that you share your photography passion with us, Chris! :)

    2. milfordstreet July 2, 2017

      BTW. I like your new photo for your blog.

  6. nildamacedopaulino June 30, 2017

    Nice!!! Kisses <3 <3 <3

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  7. Pooja Thapliyal June 30, 2017

    The most important point was ‘ It makes you happy ‘. Thankyou for sharing 👌

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  8. An Tony'M July 1, 2017

    Très sympa ta nouvelle photo Christy !

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  9. shehannemoore July 1, 2017

    You know my darling, I could not agree more re this post xxxxxxxxxxxx

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  10. oatsabroad July 1, 2017

    So empowering, thank you for writing and shading this 😊

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  11. Barbara Franken July 1, 2017

    Beautiful post Christy… passion sure makes the world skip as she moves her course… much love barbara x

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    1. Christy B July 2, 2017

      Passion brings color to life! Thanks Barbara. Did you get my email sent to you a few weeks ago about the potential comments issue on the guest post?

  12. Eliza Waters July 1, 2017

    Absolutely – I say yes to all these points!

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  13. Superduque777 July 1, 2017

    My real true passion has a woman´s name.

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  14. vivachange77 July 1, 2017

    I hope quiet passions count.

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    1. Christy B July 2, 2017

      Of course ♥

  15. wingingmummy July 1, 2017

    Lovely post. Thank you for sharing! Very helpful and noted! 😊

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  16. Susan July 2, 2017

    I have things I like to do but I would not say I am passionate about them. I know it is about making the time. Thanks for the great reminder Christy

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  17. RawMultimedia July 2, 2017

    great post… enjoyed it. I so believe i took what I loved at 13 and made it a business. I freelance every single one of my skills, and I go at it 24/7 as long as I enjoy it, and it pays. So work is hardly ever ever work.

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    1. Christy B July 4, 2017

      I feel the same way about work not really being “work”!! We’re freelancers who give our all ~ awesome to know you :)

  18. dgkaye July 3, 2017

    It’s so important to have a passion. And we never know where it takes us, but without one there would be no ambitions, merely pipe dreams. :) <3

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  19. macjam47 July 4, 2017

    A wonderful post, Christy. I agree on all points. Love and hugs.

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  20. daretodreamdifferently July 17, 2017

    This read is promising! I am happy to be living in my passion! :-)

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    1. Christy B July 17, 2017

      Yahooo! :)

  21. mylittlespaceontheinternet August 27, 2017

    I agree with all of these points, great post!

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  22. Song of the heart January 24, 2018

    Great post, Christy

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  23. Home&Family911 January 26, 2018

    Thanks Christy. Just what the doctor ordered today! I’ve shared this on my blog.

    Reply

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