Do What You Love

16 02 2009

How many times have you heard the saying, “Do what you love and the money will come.”  Well, that is exactly what I am doing with this blog.  I love people. I love knowledge. I love writing. I love making others feel good. I love living a life of service. So why do I work as a financial analyst for this huge corporate entity that probably could care less about anything but investor profits? Survey says…money. I need to pay my mortgage (sorry, no bailout for me). I need to feed my child. I need health insurance. So what if my soul is suffering, if I feel depressed and unmotivated.

So what should I do about it? First, I have decided to go part-time. This will allow me to spend more time with my baby girl (who is growing up so fast) and give me time to do what I love. Case in point, this blog for starters. The down side is that my family has less money and I need to find ways to spend less (not that I was an extravagant spender, but we all spend a little beyond our means at times–the current mortgage crisis–anyone??). No one said doing what you love comes without sacrifice. Stay tuned for more updates on project “Doing what you love.”

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3 06 2010
juiceitupfresh

Good for you! I’m trying to do more of what I love each day. Good luck to you.

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