I don't have time after a 5-9 job to pursue my passion. That I have to do?

Updated on : December 3, 2021 by Colin Nieves



I don't have time after a 5-9 job to pursue my passion. That I have to do?

I believe that passion should never be sacrificed for a 9 to 5 job. It doesn't mean you should quit your job, but you can always take 1 hour or less for your passion. Just start by dedicating 30 minutes to your passion and that will clear your doubts about your passion and your 9 to 5 job.

Tip: If you're really serious about your passion, try hiring someone to manage it while you're at work.

Start the race early and explore all possible businesses. Not all businesses will make you successful.

They will spend many years fighting in terms of prices and competition and in the end you will find your passion.

For most of my adult life I have worked from 9 to 5 and really enjoy 'voluntary slavery', the hive of worker bees in established patterns day after day. I also had the pleasure of spending a few years working as a freelancer and setting my own hours. That was a real wake-up call for me about time management and how we take a lot of things for granted.

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Wherever you live, no matter how big or small your city is, if it takes you more than 30 minutes to get to your 9 to 5, move closer. If the work is worth it, of course, otherwise, look for a closer job. The amount of time we spend traveling is

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For most of my adult life I have worked from 9 to 5 and really enjoy 'voluntary slavery', the hive of worker bees in established patterns day after day. I also had the pleasure of spending a few years working as a freelancer and setting my own hours. That was a real wake-up call for me about time management and how we take a lot of things for granted.

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Wherever you live, no matter how big or small your city is, if it takes you more than 30 minutes to get to your 9 to 5, move closer. If the work is worth it, of course, otherwise, look for a closer job. The amount of time we spend commuting is wasted. Add it to your 9 to 5, except there is no salary on it. I was working in the center of a major city and found an apartment right across the street from where I worked. It cost a bit more than I would have liked, but it ended up paying for itself. I worked for a game studio and had long hours, so coming home for lunch, dinner, or even a nap was a great blessing. Also, being able to sleep late and be at work on time was an added bonus.

Your meals

I wish I had learned this when I was younger, but food preparation is key to many things. Food is such an important factor in our lives and we really take it for granted. If it's going to be a 9-5, then setting up your Monday-Friday breakfast / lunch / dinner and sticking with it will pay off with big dividends. First, it will be healthy as you will eat fresh food instead of processed / fast food. Second, portion control is much easier when you prepare. Plan the whole week, shop on the weekend. Third, you can grab a quick lunch or dinner and replace that time wasted staring at the wall by doing an activity you enjoy. I definitely recommend going out for lunch; take a walk somewhere / anywhere and get out of the office every day.

Evening

This is one that I failed miserably at, I'm a night owl. I trained myself to only need 5 hours of sleep per night. It has its downsides, but I consider time to be valuable and I like to enjoy it. So my advice is don't do what I do. Sleep 8 hours. If you need to burn the candle at both ends, know that you will have to pay for it on the weekend. If you can pay the toll you can always get overtime later at night, I do my best work late at night when it's quiet and distractions are minimal.

Stimulus

I mentioned finding time to do something you enjoy. In my opinion, we all enter the rat race to get paid, to live comfortably, and to enjoy life. So after 5 o'clock is when we are free to enjoy life. I think we should all have a keen interest in something / anything as long as you are passionate about it and feel like doing it while you're at your job. And when you have it, it not only stimulates you, but also removes the stress that is probably causing you 9 to 5 work throughout the day.

It could be for a couple of reasons. I will list some reasons: -

Constant Comparison: Sometimes what you love to do with your life can be something not as cool as someone who is painting, writing, making music, etc. We often confuse people pursuing a career in the arts with passion. It's silly. Your passion could be teaching, engineering, or whatever else is common.

Without trying to be helpful, I feel like passion is a romantic little word. I feel like the most practical word is utility. Why are you useful? What problems do you solve for a larger group of people around you? How

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It could be for a couple of reasons. I will list some reasons: -

Constant Comparison: Sometimes what you love to do with your life can be something not as cool as someone who is painting, writing, making music, etc. We often confuse people pursuing a career in the arts with passion. It's silly. Your passion could be teaching, engineering, or whatever else is common.

Without trying to be helpful, I feel like passion is a romantic little word. I feel like the most practical word is utility. Why are you useful? What problems do you solve for a larger group of people around you? How do you make the world a better place? Do you cook well? Can you do someone else's accounts? Do you repair other people's phones or computers? Solve a particular problem at work? How do you add value? I like to write, so even when I have no topics to articulate on my blog, I come to Quora just to contribute what little I know. Be useful. Solve problems and do it as much as you can.

Not knowing what you're good at: Many of us just feel bad about ourselves and call ourselves talentless and unintelligent. You have to believe in yourself and I feel like that can only be achieved by doing something useful. This is somewhat related to point 2. By doing something useful, you feel good about yourself because you have made an impact. Once you see that people like what you do, that appreciation will show you what you're good at. I recently made some sandwiches for my dad. It was a simple sandwich but he loved it. Many days later I had a podcast meeting with some friends and made the same sandwiches for them. I got the material and spent an hour doing it. I loved doing it because I put a lot of effort into what I was doing and I knew my friends would love and actually enjoyed the sandwiches. I like that feeling when you go out of your way to create something and someone says they loved it. This is how and why I started writing, started my podcast, and started to stand up. Appreciation makes you feel good, but you can only earn appreciation by being helpful and working.

So find out what you can do for others and do a lot of it, even if it's not great as a singer or superstar and maybe that could be a way to live a passion-filled life.

Exactly 14 months ago, I had the same feeling in life.

I was unemployed (I still am). Without passion, little talent, many aspirations but great lack of motivation.

I was very fit at the time, but sitting slowly at home doing nothing made my tummy pop in no time.

He had no mental balance, he was also physically declining.

I didn't like talking to people as they keep asking "What am I doing in life?"

I started teaching school kids, I had little motivation and pocket money too.

I also had a small piece of land outside my house. I was sterile.

I began to exert myself and began to till the land.

I planted some, yes

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Exactly 14 months ago, I had the same feeling in life.

I was unemployed (I still am). Without passion, little talent, many aspirations but great lack of motivation.

I was very fit at the time, but sitting slowly at home doing nothing made my tummy pop in no time.

He had no mental balance, he was also physically declining.

I didn't like talking to people as they keep asking "What am I doing in life?"

I started teaching school kids, I had little motivation and pocket money too.

I also had a small piece of land outside my house. I was sterile.

I began to exert myself and began to till the land.

I planted some, some died and some prospered.

I found gardening as my hobby, it also became an exercise. It made me understand the importance of a LIFE.

I understood that money was not everything in life.

It's about good food, people who take care of you and love you, good health and little money to cover your expenses.

All you need in life is to be happy.

But people take a normal life for granted.

Whatever state you are in, you must be happy (be satisfied with what you have, otherwise you will not be happy).

Everyone has TALENT and is LATENT, so you must look for the same within yourself.

Find time for yourself, do what you love, don't just sit around doing nothing.

Exercise every day, eat healthy, and sleep soundly every day.

Do not accept suggestions from anyone or everyone.

Lastly, stay true to your job, take care of your parents, love yourself, smile a lot, listen to some songs.

Don't always think about money: MONEY CORRUPTS PASSION

Put your mind, heart and body on what you want to achieve in life.

Lastly, don't worry too much.

This is a life that you have friend.

Get up, stay motivated, reach your goals, make people jealous, and be what you need to be.

I hope the best for you. :)

OQ: I have no passion for work, what should I do?

You described exhaustion.

Let me guess. When you were a teenager, Mom and Dad told you that you were going to college to major in fashion. (In America, that's business; in Asia, that's technology.) So you followed orders, left the house for 4 years, graduated with the skin of your teeth, and got an entry-level job as slave labor for a large corporation. That might matter less to him if you dropped dead today. And that's where you are now. Correct?

It's no wonder you're exhausted.

Instead of letting people tell you who and who you are

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OQ: I have no passion for work, what should I do?

You described exhaustion.

Let me guess. When you were a teenager, Mom and Dad told you that you were going to college to major in fashion. (In America, that's business; in Asia, that's technology.) So you followed orders, left the house for 4 years, graduated with the skin of your teeth, and got an entry-level job as slave labor for a large corporation. That might matter less to him if you dropped dead today. And that's where you are now. Correct?

It's no wonder you're exhausted.

Instead of letting people tell you who you are and what you are going to do, why don't you take a second and think about who you know you are and what you like to do?

Keep in mind, this is not "Do what you love" crap. As a wise ex-co-worker once said: "Someone has to take out the damn garbage !!!" Maybe that's your gift? Or not.

And it won't be easy. Maybe you wanted to be a chef? Get ready to wash a lot of dishes and set up a lot of tables. Or did you want to make movies? Be prepared to get heavy camera equipment and hot lights in and out of trucks and on the streets in heat waves / freezing rain at 3 a.m. every night.

But take some time to decide who you are and what your path is, not the path someone else traced for you. And start doing THAT.

Or not.

How can I avoid the typical 9 to 5 job in life?

Well I'm not going to avoid a 9-5 job in my life, although I still want a flexible work schedule until now as I need to help my son, who is in 9th grade this year. I'm ready for a 9 to 5 job right now.

How to avoid it?

  1. Try to find something to do online, such as a freelance writer, virtual administrative assistant, and whatever job you can work from home. Write for Quora and be good enough to get paid.
  2. Find a part-time job as a lunch supervisor or a school assistant at an elementary school. My previous job, the food demonstration, was a part-time job that I just need to work on.
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How can I avoid the typical 9 to 5 job in life?

Well I'm not going to avoid a 9-5 job in my life, although I still want a flexible work schedule until now as I need to help my son, who is in 9th grade this year. I'm ready for a 9 to 5 job right now.

How to avoid it?

  1. Try to find something to do online, such as a freelance writer, virtual administrative assistant, and whatever job you can work from home. Write for Quora and be good enough to get paid.
  2. Find a part-time job as a lunch supervisor or a school assistant at an elementary school. My previous food demo job was a part time job where I only need to work on weekends.
  3. Be an entrepreneur and start your own business if you are good enough.
  4. Stay home and take care of your children. Is that a good way? It's up to you.
  5. Start early to work from 5:00 am and finish earlier at 1:00 pm. Joe's pair of friends who now work in the United States liked that when they had their second child in the United States. The husband left for work at 5:00 am. Do you allow it to happen in Canada? I do not know.
  6. Be an independent contractor. I do not know much about that. As far as I know, some companies ask their contractors to work as permanent employees. Bringing in a contractor can help you organize your time freely.
  7. Be a seasonal or temporary worker who has multiple part-time jobs, including work on weekends.
  8. Be a college professor or a professor like my father did. Don't go to the industry. He works at the university as a researcher.
  9. Find a job at the store where you will have shifts. He works as a healthcare worker. You will have the opportunity to work overnight.
  10. Work like a real computer programmer. Then you will know how lucky you are to have a 9 to 5 job.

Thank you for reading.

When you meet a stranger and introduce yourself, they often ask you this question: "What do you do?"

If you answer: I write, I cook, I play, I travel, I write web applications, I create software, I test products and all that realistic stuff, then you will be asked, "What do you do professionally?"

In other words, everyone asks you "What do you do to make money?"

There is a subtle difference between the two questions, but this difference will clarify your mission for life.

Most of us grow up traditionally, where we are given quality education to get a job. Having a job here means working

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When you meet a stranger and introduce yourself, they often ask you this question: "What do you do?"

If you answer: I write, I cook, I play, I travel, I write web applications, I create software, I test products and all that realistic stuff, then you will be asked, "What do you do professionally?"

In other words, everyone asks you "What do you do to make money?"

There is a subtle difference between the two questions, but this difference will clarify your mission for life.

Most of us grow up traditionally, where we are given quality education to get a job. Having a job here means working elsewhere, where you contribute your skills and time in exchange for money.

But we often miss the point that even if we don't have a job, we can still make money. What I mean is that you don't need to work elsewhere and provide what they need to give you money.

I am in favor of having a job, I do not deny its importance. I am in favor of financial freedom as one of its essential fruits. I am for the stability it brings when you see your account credited every end of the month.

But even here, you are making money. So, in a nutshell, you have to earn money and, for that, you do it this way or another way, it doesn't matter.

If you concentrate on this, you will find your own ways. No need to have external validations (which I used to look for before and realized later). All you need is to find a way to earn money. If this is through work, good enough, if this is through something you do yourself, good enough!

👉🏼 So how are you going to make money?

Do you love to cook?

Get really good at it and start a vlog or a simple WordPress blog or your own youtube channel. Monetize that once you have a good number of followers or subscribers.

Do you love to dance

Get really good at it and rent a little space and start your dance class. Or create your own YouTube channel and use Instagram marketing to increase your number of followers in order to monetize your YouTube channel.

Do you love to go shopping?

Get really good at it and start helping your friends with recommendations and ask if they can subscribe to your advice. Start your own shopping page or ecommerce store and promote other products. Become an influencer and earn money.

Do you love to write?

Get really cool and start your own blog or write on Medium like me. Start monetizing your blog with Adsense, native ads, and affiliate marketing.

The bottom line is that there is no single way to have a job based on your education. You can earn money in several ways. You can always learn new things, develop your skills, and earn money from it.

Do what you love and you will earn money!

Maybe not in a year or two, maybe you will start making money ten years later, but this amount will make up for your ten years of insurance.

💡 So what are the two things?

1. Adding value

Money is just a medium of exchange. This will never be with you any longer. This will go back to someone else when you buy or buy something. Therefore, this "money" will continue to rotate based on the type of exchanges you will have.

But why should someone give you money?

To think more about this, think about what kind of exchange you can have. Can you impart your dance skills in exchange for money? Can you impart your knowledge in writing in exchange for money? It's about adding value.

The more value you can add to someone, the more money you can earn. And to get more value, you have to be really good at your skills.

Even better than others might have the same ability. Be the expert on the matter and watch the money flow.

2. Consistency

You know a thing or two and you're doing it, GREAT!

But without consistency, your skills and time won't make money. I started a couple of things a year ago - I started Dressprise as a surprise giveaway platform and ran it for a couple of months, made money and tapped too. But when I got another full-time job, I stopped investing my time here, and as such, I wasn't making any money from it.

I started the website and thought about monetizing it with AdSense and in the future I wanted to monetize it using native ads and affiliate marketing as well. But here I was not consistent either and I could not make money with this.

I quote my experiences here because you need to know what works and what doesn't. Along with the success stories of other people who have made money, you also need to know who failed. And what were the challenges, the bottlenecks and all that.

Here I was inconsistent in my efforts. Every few months, he had different commitments and as such the inconsistency became routine.

Since this September 2018, I made a commitment to write every day, to produce a single piece of content every day. And I have about 14 articles as of this writing. You won't see those articles here because few of them still need further editing. However, I am sure that this consistency will launch a money maker.

So next time, instead of asking someone "What do you do?", Ask them "How do you make money?"

Or answer the same question as "You make money recommending products" or "You make money writing web applications" or "You make money sharing your culinary skills."

Remember, you do not need to have a job. All you need are the two things mentioned above. Trust me, those two things, if applied, can work wonders for you.

For me, I see passion and profession differently.

I firmly believe that whatever you are passionate about, you don't need money to do it.

You will meet people who would tell you to pursue your passion. I am opposed to this as if everyone were to pursue their passion, who would work?

Didn't you get it?

No problem. Here is an example.

Tell me, who would like to be a driver?

Nobody is right!

But who would like to be a Formula 1 driver?

All the world.

Right !

Similarly, you can think of all jobs as a waiter, doorman, Clarks, store pion, backstage artist, etc.

(most of them are not the passio

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For me, I see passion and profession differently.

I firmly believe that whatever you are passionate about, you don't need money to do it.

You will meet people who would tell you to pursue your passion. I am opposed to this as if everyone were to pursue their passion, who would work?

Didn't you get it?

No problem. Here is an example.

Tell me, who would like to be a driver?

Nobody is right!

But who would like to be a Formula 1 driver?

All the world.

Right !

Similarly, you can think of all jobs as a waiter, doorman, Clarks, store pion, backstage artist, etc.

(most of them are nobody's passion)

So if you asked all these people to just quit their jobs and go pursue their passion, how would things work out?

Got it now!

So what is the solution?

According to me, anyone who is working will have three goals.

  1. You will develop passion in your work. (Passion in profession, not profession in passion) This will facilitate your work.
  2. You will learn what your senior is doing. Over time, you have to do that work, update your scope of work periodically, and guidance will be your ultimate passion.
  3. Help your subordinate grow, who will take his place when he advances. otherwise, you will be engaged in a work for eternity.

Most of the time, this culture is lacking in all organizations. Older people think he's trying to steal my position. Junior thinks that if I work more, the work will overload me.

That is a very bad approach. That is why there is a lack of an organization in the country.

Therefore, fragment the steps from your current position to the desired position. (there is a maximum of 5 to 6 steps) even if you gave 1 year to each step i guess its not a bad deal. and it's worth doing. you will have the experience of everything, every corner. and you will be confident forever. just think about that achievement.

People spend (waste) 6 to 8 years rating IAS, IPS, SSC, etc. After graduation. average up to 30 years of age.

Just think about what would have been better if that time was spent on some work and slowing down your progress towards your goal. (Don't tell me there is no other way, there are always alternatives). If someone wants to serve the nation, that is not the only way. Every person who feeds his family properly and pays taxes is serving the economy and the well-being of the nation. Even if he's a rickshaw shooter.

And I respect those people.

You will also run into people who would suggest that you never do free things that you are good at.

Do the same, but at the same time help people willingly without the interest of money if you can.

People think I've learned it the hard way, why would I give it away for free?

Don't be like those people. help anyone if you can.

So back to playing with your question. you are not getting your passion job.

I will suggest discovering the alternative ways how you can be there.

Discover the best alternative.

fragment that option into steps.

Make a plan with a schedule.

Start running and check regularly.

So get started, and I want you to get where you want to go.

Don't be like people trapped in a place waiting for a good opportunity.

Build your own opportunity.

And nobody is useless. they just need to know its value. :)

What is holding you back? There is a misconception that you should know everything before starting work. One thing I've learned over the years is that if I don't learn anything during work or completing my assignments, I will get bored and hate it.

Take a risk. Go for it. You have 1 life.

You could change your perspective and say show a job, find someone to shadow work for a day to see if you like it before working on it. Or interview them.

There are also many jobs and careers that are invented every year.

Do you think things like social media managers existed 10 years a year?

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What is holding you back? There is a misconception that you should know everything before starting work. One thing I've learned over the years is that if I don't learn anything during work or completing my assignments, I will get bored and hate it.

Take a risk. Go for it. You have 1 life.

You could change your perspective and say show a job, find someone to shadow work for a day to see if you like it before working on it. Or interview them.

There are also many jobs and careers that are invented every year.

Do you think social media managers existed 10 years ago?

make a personality for urself ,start to take interest and decide ur goal , select ur favorite movie ,songs, singer, actor ,etc. nd make a privacy about urself ,try to make small goals in every day life and accomplish them start reading good books , like as autobiography of great personalities , so that u know about ur talent ur intrest etc be confident……………………best wishes

I have a nice dinner then I go work my 7 PM to 3 AM job. Have a great day.

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