Passion Projects

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Lisa Alioto

03 February 2021 22 comments

The beauty of passion projects is that the motivation to complete them is seamless and fun!   Whether our “project” is our career or a project around the house, passion projects take the work out of the project and adds the pleasure into them.

What are they?

As I mentioned, they can be anything from our entire career/job to a specific project at home or work.   Finding a career that is our passion is a priceless find.   We spend so much time at our jobs that if we can find one that we enjoy, it’s a luxury.  Our enjoyment drives our work and progress becomes seamless and fun.

This isn’t to say that these passion projects can’t be challenging. Growing further into our passion can be exciting and even more motivating.  In short, these challenges cause us to get better and better at what we love.

How do you Find Them?

Passion projects can come to us in many ways.  The best strategy to find them is to not only be receptive to opportunities to come our way but also to position ourselves for such opportunities.   This quite often means that we need to be willing to go out of our comfort zone.  To be willing to explore areas new to us and be open to what these new opportunities have to offer us.  It’s often when we do this, that we find new areas of interest.  Or perhaps that new area will then lead to the passion project.  You just never know!

The best advice I can share is that we need to keep our eyes wide open.  We need to accept new challenges, be willing to go outside our comfort zone, and keep a positive attitude along the way.  It’s amazing what we will we will see when we are consciously looking!

What Do You Do With Them?

Cherish them for all their worth. Make the most of them.   And take every opportunity to grow and expand our skills from them.   And… have a ton of fun!  We have found our sweet spot; lets enjoy it!

Have You Found Your Passion Project?

How did you find it?   Were you at a place in your life where you could take advantage of it?  Was it as fun-filled as it was challenging?

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22 thoughts on “Passion Projects

  1. Writing is our passion project that conveniently involves travel, which is our favourite activity.

    Some passion projects might be further defined as something that you put an extraordinary amount of effort into because you are so passionate or that you continue to pursue even though others might not think it is worth the effort you are putting in.

    1. Lisa Alioto

      Great insights – thanks for sharing!

  2. Lovely post! I would definitely say that my passion has become blogging!

    1. Lisa Alioto

      That is fabulous Demi – writing is such an adventure in and of itself!

  3. Great post! I love a passion project, I would probably say that blogging is a big passion project for me at the moment. I would love to take on more though, I do need to try and step outside of my comfort zone more!

  4. Lisa Alioto

    Blogging is a great passion project – it’s so rewarding!

  5. I’ve actually just started a new passion project over the last few days and I’m really enjoying it so far!

    1. Lisa Alioto

      So happy for you Jenny!! Enjoy! 🙂

  6. I guess my current passion project is filming youtube videos and I really enjoy that. ^^

    -irem
    https://girlwithanearring.blogspot.com/

    1. Lisa Alioto

      That does sound like fun – I would like to learn how to do that someday!

  7. Passion projects are so important to have! I’d actually say that my blog is my passion project and I’m so grateful to have it 🙂

    https://www.femaleoriginal.com

    1. Lisa Alioto

      Blogging is a great passion project – I love it too!

  8. such a good post! I want to find my passion project.

    1. Lisa Alioto

      I’m sure you will Rachel! 🙂 Good luck!

  9. I would say that my blog is definitely a passion project. It is challenging, but it’s also very rewarding and enjoyable!

    1. Lisa Alioto

      I can totally identify with that Clarissa (and you have such a great blog!)

  10. A passion projects are so important, they can really help with the troubles right now.

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

    1. Lisa Alioto

      Definitely – they can help keep us motivated and progressing despite the problems with the pandemic!

  11. Thanks for sharing! I would definitely say that blogging is my passion project!

    1. Lisa Alioto

      I can totally identify with that Raji – blogging is a great passion project!

  12. Great post Lisa! Blogging has definitely been a passion project of mine. It’s such a great way to find creativity every day. 🙂

    1. Lisa Alioto

      I completely agree Hayley! Glad you have found your passion project! Enjoy!!

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