The strong emotion which we all feel within ourselves, the desire which keeps life going, is known as passion and it varies with each human and is present in all forms like, singing, dancing, writing, poetry, acting, cooking, making money and more.
Passion is the fuel of your life and it must be kept charged up with consistent and focused actions. Sometimes, however, in the race of life, we often leave our passions behind. But we don’t forget it, we just need to refuel it.
Here are 10 powerful tips to help you refuel your passion:
1. Go Back to The Beginning
Remember why it all started. It sounds cliche, but going back to the first time you started acting upon your passion really helps you when you’ve come to a halt. Did you learn music to earn a sense of self or started painting because it gave you peace of mind? Did you start writing to let out all the bad emotions and preserve the good ones? Find out what made you passionate about your passion and maybe you will find new reasons to start them again.
2. Discover Your Why
Instead of being disappointed with yourself ask yourself why. Why did you stop following your passion? Why did you start working towards it? Why do you love what you do? This will help you in rediscovering what motivated you which will get you back in the game. So, what is your why?
“It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dream of meeting your heart’s longing.” – Oriah
3. Have A Balanced Emotional State
Being able to manage and be in control of your emotional state plays a huge role in the normal functioning of your life. If you’re stressed about work or depressed and angry at yourself and constantly questioning your worth, then you will never be able to grow and flourish in your life and have your passions fuelled.
Take care of your emotional health by exercising, meditating or listening to your favorite songs. To be able to refuel your passion, you must first be in control of your emotional state.
4. Read Books
There are many books written specifically on how to ignite your passion and how to keep taking action towards fulfilling it. Books are the food for your brain and will get your creative juices flowing. So grab yourself an inspiring book or any other book which you love to open up your mind and guide yourself back towards your passion.
5. Watch Movies
If reading isn’t your thing, then you can watch certain movies which could ignite your passions and help you get in touch with your creativity. The best thing about movies is that they are only a few hours long and won’t require much of your time. If you have a busy schedule, then movies will give a visual aspect to recharge your passions.
6. Be Consistent
Consistency is the key to the successful completion of any task. It doesn’t matter if you couldn’t play your piano piece correctly or couldn’t finish the task at work before the time it was due, what matters is that you commit to doing it every day without fail. Being consistent keeps you driven towards the end goal.
7. Become Part of a Community
Joining a community with people who share the same passion as yours helps in keeping your passions fuelled. If you find yourself unmotivated with a lack of inspiration, you can always count on your community or groups to guide you back to it.
8. Be Patient
You won’t recharge your passion in a day. It’s a long and laborious process and you must be patient with yourself throughout this journey. If at all, you find yourself being harsh with yourself then take a break, meditate or talk to other people about how you feel. But don’t give up. Being patient helps you a lot in the long run.
9. Do What You Love
If you don’t love what you do, then you’re bound to get disinterested. Having a passion for what you enjoy doing is also an essential part of refuelling your fire. Doing what you love ensures that you enjoy doing it, find what you love and work towards it instead of forcing yourself to do something you don’t like.
“What’s money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.” – Bob Dylan
10. Embrace the Journey
Above all, it is imperative that you accept your journey instead of beating yourself up for not reaching your goal. No goal has ever been accomplished without an interesting journey. So, embrace it.
Do what suits you the best towards refuelling your passion to keep your spirits high.
What do you do to keep yourself motivated and to refuel your passion? Share your idea’s and thoughts with us below!