Growing up, we were all asked what we wanted to be over and over again. Some of us knew exactly what we wanted to be, while others didn’t even know how to answer that question. As we get older, we start to know the answer to that question, and we also figure out our true calling in life.
If you still don’t know what your true calling in life is, then know you are not alone. Some people don’t figure this out until way later down the line, and that is okay, as long as you are still living a successful, happy and healthy life.
Nonetheless, if you are still searching for your calling, we will try to guide you down the right path.
How To Figure Out Your True Calling In Life
- Figure Out What You Are Good At
- Experiment With Many Different Fields
- What Are You Passionate About?
- Figure Out What You Don’t Like To Do
- What Do You Want Your Legacy To Be?
Figure Out What You Are Good At
What are you good at? What can you do better than anyone else? Asking yourself those basic questions is a good way to find out your true calling.
With that said, you might be a math guru, but you might also hate math. If finding your true calling was easy, then everyone would be doing what they love, but that is of course not the case. That said, sticking to what you are good at is a great start.
Experiment With Many Different Fields
This might be hard to do once you are done with school, but it is still possible. For instance, if you want to get involved in sales, then there are plenty of jobs out there that you can tackle. If you want to join the social media world, then you can try that out as well. Here’s the main takeaway: You can always change your career, and sometimes you have to if you want to find your true calling.
During school, and especially in college, you can take a wide variety of classes. You don’t have to just stick to your major. Therefore, take acting classes. Take history classes. Take business classes. Take journalism classes. Take any class you desire. This is a great way to see if you actually like a certain field. If you don’t like the class and the material you are learning, then you probably won’t like the field either.
You can do plenty of research online as well.
What Are You Passionate About?
Do you like writing? Do you like talking to people? Do you like managing people? Are you an analytics freak? Better yet, what are you passionate about? Finding the answer to this question will help you figure out what you want to do as a profession, which will then lead to you being able to figure out your calling.
So, find out what you’re passionate about, and then run with it.
Figure Out What You Don’t Like To Do
On the flip side, what do you not like to do? Is there a certain job that you wouldn’t take no matter how much money was attached? If so, then stay away from said job. While money and financial security in general are very important things, so is happiness.
Don’t get stuck in a job that makes you miserable. The last thing you want in life is to dread going to work every day. That’s not how you find your true calling in life.
What Do You Want Your Legacy To Be?
What do you want your legacy to be? Some of us don’t know the answer to this question — it is a tough one, after all.
Do you want a lot of money and financial freedom, or do you want to be known for your work? Do you want some financial security and start a family? You might want all of these things, and that is okay, as long as you put in the work to make it all happen.
Only you know what you want your legacy to be. Once you can answer this question, you will know what your true calling is. Just remember, you can change paths in life as many times as you would like. So if you want your legacy to be something different, then you have the power to make that happen.
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