Finding Your Passion

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Finding your passion is essential if you are to achieve paradise in your lifetime.

More than 80% of people have no idea what their passion is.

And just as many reach their retirement years blind to what they want most.

That makes for plenty of unhappy folks.


Discover Your Creative Side...

What is that one activity that makes your forget about time? And for which you feel guilty doing because it's so much fun?

Is it traveling? Or do you prefer writing novels or painting? Your passion is what relaxes you and excites you at the same time. It's what you would do again and again without a second thought.

Most people dream of hopping on a plane or train to experience the sights and smells of Europe. Others prefer the adrenaline of adventure such as kayaking through raging rapids. Perhaps finding your passion is to attach yourself to a backpack and see the world for a year.

For most of us, passion and dreams usually have something to do with travel or expressing our thoughts. And sometimes both.


Finding Your Passion through Travel

Consider all the opportunities for travel. What better way to find your passion? There are various ways of traveling affordable and discovering the wonders of new shores. It's not as expensive as you may think.


Cheap Travel Abroad
Use simple strategies for affordable travel like staying at hostels or bed and breakfast inns. They are cheaper and very common in Europe and South America as well as the U.S. And make sure to take advantage of public transportation whenever possible. You will save a lot of money that way.



EUROPEAN TRAVEL RESOURCES

Backpack through Europe
Backpacking is an affordable way to make your own memories. Be open and flexible. Seasoned travelers who backpack through Europe on a regular basis know this well. Sometimes destination opportunities present themselves and you must be willing to take them.


European Travel Tips
Get useful information on getting around in Europe and staying safe. Learn the best method for exchanging currency, withdrawing money, and packing for European travel.


Things to do in Europe...for Free
Europe is not just for those with a hefty wallet. Enjoy spectacular sights for pennies on the dollar with these budget travel tips. Most for free. From a stunning view of Paris to free concerts in Amsterdam.


How to Travel Europe by Train
The train system in Europe is exceptionally well organized. It makes international travel through Europe amazingly simple by assuring tourists get oriented quickly. It is important to remember that many cities have more than one train station. Find out how to get around and what train ticket station windows can do for you.


Travel Europe by Car
Southern Europe is easily traveled by train and public transit. In more remote areas, especially in Northern Europe, a car may be necessary. Certain areas and towns are only accessible by car. And that means less tourists and crowds. Plus, you can drop off your rental in a different city and even in a different country.


CRUISE TRAVEL RESOURCES

There's something about being out in the open sea with plenty of fresh air. Everything from all-inclusive meals to unlimited entertainment is included. And since you unpack only once, visiting different ports of call becomes surprisingly simple.


    First Time Cruise Tips
    Learn vital strategies when going on that cruise vacation...From choosing your cabin to what you must bring in your carry-on.

    Essential Cruise Packing Tips
    Take only one credit card with you. Leave the rest at home. And don't forget a pre-departure cruise check list if you want to enjoy your floating holiday. Get more tips here.

    Cruise Packing List
    Remember to pack sea sickness medications, sun block, antacids. Make sure to check off important items from this list before leaving on your cruise vacation.


Finding Your Passion through Writing


If writing for a living is one of your dreams, then you are in luck. There are more choices now than ever. The internet has opened doors that otherwise would have been closed. From becoming a travel writer to writing a romance novel, your options are endless.

One bit of advice...you must love the written word. If you write only for the money, then move on to something you love. You will be spending a lot of time on your own in front of a computer screen.

Writing for a Living
Writing for a living is a rewarding endeavor. And it can be lucrative if you know where and how to publish. Start by finding out what you enjoy writing.

How to Become a Writer
Becoming a writer starts with the love of books. Start by reading the good ones. Pay attention to how these authors write. How do they pull you in? How do they structure their words and sentences?

Becoming a Freelance Writer
A freelance writer has the opportunity to make serious money. Begin by publishing articles in online publishing sites. Or start a blog. Then pitch your ideas to magazines, websites, and even other blogs.

Becoming a travel writer
Pack a few essentials and head out to the best places to live and play. Then write about it. Every day, people like you are doing just that. And making money.

Writing a Romance Novel
Even though you are writing fiction...stay true to reality as much as possible. When writing a romance novel research details. Do this before you create your first page.

--Finding your passion is about what you want to do deep down inside.--


Find your Passion


Beginning a New Career:

Many people have created careers out of their passions. Why?

Because they followed the path of happiness. The money came later. Can you think of anything more fulfilling than making money doing what you love?



Ask yourself the following questions:

  1. What did you enjoy doing as a child?
  2. What would you do for free?
  3. What would you do for the sheer joy of it?


Seek out your Joy
It is the secret to finding your passion. That one thing that completes you and motivates you.

  1. Start by giving yourself at least an hour a week to do what you enjoy.

  2. Forget about the bills and the lawn. Loose yourself for that one hour.

  3. Doodle, write, bike, or whatever your passion is. It will make you a happier person.

  4. With a little ingenuity, you can even transform your passion into a new career.

Wouldn't you rather be getting paid to travel to a stretch of white sand and rustling palm trees?


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