If you want to live a life that has meaning to you, one that you can be proud of when you come to your final days on this earth, you need to live your life with passion.
Living your life with passion is not as impossible as it might seem. All you need to do is to live your life in pursuit of your goals and dreams.
Life Without Passion
If you don’t actively pursue your dreams, you end up getting tossed around by the currents of life. You become distracted by what’s going on around you, and there is no central purpose to your life. You only react to what happens to you instead of working to create what you want to happen.
You might achieve a few things and you might acquire some nice stuff over time, but most of it will feel empty and meaningless. You will feel like something is missing, like there must be more to life.
Eventually, if you continue down this path, you will end up in the final years of your life filled with regret. Regret that you ignored what really mattered the most to you. Regret that you ignored your goals and dreams.
Even if you had tried and failed to achieve your dreams, you would still feel much more satisfaction with your life than if you had never tried at all.
Life Lived Passionately
A life lived passionately is a life lived in the pursuit of your dreams. Your dreams become the central guiding point on how your life is lived.
The work you do, the things you study, almost everything you do has a deeper meaning. You are careful to choose what you do with your time because those choices will either move you closer to, or further away from what you want out of life.
Every day has meaning. When you get out of bed in the morning, you know that you will be pursuing your life purpose as you move through your day.
Life still happens. But the difference is that you no longer let life control you. You are no longer simply reacting to it. You have a plan, you have a dream, and you are doing everything you can to make it a reality.
And when you finally get to your final days of this life, you can look back and feel pleased with how you used it. Even if you didn’t achieve your goals, you know that you tried your best. And as long as you tried your best, you have nothing to be ashamed of. You will not be filled with regret for ignoring what was really important to you.
Don’t Waste Any More Of Your Precious Life
Take advantage of the gift of life. Don’t squander it on meaningless pursuits and by wasting time doing meaningless activities that will have no future value.
You are not meant to hide away from your dreams. Pull them out, dust them off, and start doing whatever it takes to start making them a reality. Start living your life with passion again.