“Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.” That’s one of those syrupy, motivational statements you see floating about the Internet. It’s often plastered on a photo of someone standing on a vista overlooking a mountain range, the ocean, a unicorn or all three if you happen to live in the Pacific Northwest where those items are all found.
Is it true though?
If you find something you love doing, will you never work a day in your life?
If you discover a passion that fills you up, will you ever have to work again?
If you dig up your calling from the millions of options and find the “one,” does your sense of work end?
The short answer, for the population of people who are no longer reading long blogs, is no.
The long answer, for those who like long form ideas, is still no.
Read more at Acuff.me: A stupid lie I believed when I quit my last job. (And why you shouldn’t believe it.)