Joy, Life Purpose, Passion

Joy in Your Work

Who doesn’t want more JOY in their life? How about in your work? I struggle with the word ‘work’ and I think I know why…..

It’s because of a secret. The sooner one understands and learns this secret, the sooner JOY unfolds. What is this secret? The secret is that once you discover what you are passionate about and you pursue that, whatever you do around that passion will infuse more JOY into your life and work and you will no longer think of your work as ‘work’. It will now be your passion and your purpose.

“The heart of human excellence often begins to beat when you discover a pursuit that absorbs, frees you, challenges you, or gives you a sense of meaning, JOY or passion.” ―Terry Orlick

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If you are unclear as to what you are passionate about, ask someone who knows you well to share with you the following:

When you are talking about a subject and your eyes literally light up and you become more animated. This may sound too simple to be true, but it is very true. As a Life Coach for many years, I have seen this exact display of passion and purpose in the eyes of many and it always is a direct hit to what a person is passionate about.

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dreams, Passion, self-love

YOUR Dreams & Desires Matter! YOU Matter!

The thing you have to be prepared for is that other people don’t always dream your dream.

linda ronstadt

I ran across this quote from Linda Ronstadt this morning and thought it had a lot of depth to it.

The most important part is to realize that we all have dreams of some sort. Some of us have bigger ones than others, but everybody in life has dreams, hopes and desires. It is what fuels our soul and propels us forward.

Happy are those with big dreams that make them jump out of bed in the morning. 🙂 This is akin to thriving and not just surviving.

It is also important to note that as the quote states “other people don’t always dream your dreams”. This means we are all different but more significant is that it is important for us to take our own dreams seriously, because they are OURS! If you don’t make your dreams a priority, who will?

As a Life Coach, I teach this often. YES, your dreams ARE important. YES you matter! YES it is important to go after what you want in life if you want to leave this earth fulfilled and feeling that it was a JOYous journey. YES. YES. YES to making your dreams come true or at least going for them. The JOY is in the journey but if we never take the first step, the journey never begins.

I hope you seriously take some time today to ponder on what is important to you. What are some of your dreams? And it does not matter how old you are or where you are at in life. You can ALWAYS have dreams and desires. I saw a positive article the other day about a paramedic crew that took a forester who was in palliative care on a 3 hour hike through the bush on a stretcher so he could be there one last time. It is NEVER too late to have wishes and desires.

Some of the best dreams fulfilled are simple ones like eating at a favorite restaurant, visiting with a friend, spending time in nature, taking time to get lost in a book or a movie. These all count but the most important thing is to decide and declare that your dreams need to be on your mind and your agenda.

Dream big or dream small, but do dream……

Maggie Holbik.com is a Certified Life Coach and Certified Infinite Possibilities Trainer & Coach who loves to start the day inspired to fulfill her dreams and to inspire others to fill theirs. She believes her purpose here on earth is to make a difference and to help to remind people of the JOY available to them and to encourage their heart and eyes to see the beauty in life.

Awakening, Encouragement, Joy, Passion, Uplift

Why Not Encourage & Uplift?

Do you know what I would like to see MORE of in the world today?

People encouraging and uplifting each other.

I am talking about straight up encouragement and supporting our fellow human beings walking the earth as a team of souls travelling together.

I love to see this in people’s personal lives, in community, in business and in life in general.

It feels so good when someone supports you, especially when it comes to things that bring you JOY! For example if someone you know enJOYs somethings like sports, learning, working, reading, playing, using technology, taking pictures, writing, travelling, and the list goes on, support them on their journey. Encourage them to do more of what brings them JOY!

JOY and enJOYment are different for all of us. What brings you JOY may not bring me JOY but we are not here to judge each other. We are here to LOVE each other. Love is also a form of encouragement, upliftment and mutual support and respect.

Let us all encourage each other to find our JOY, to live with and through our own PASSIONS fueled by our own DESIRES that make us HAPPY and JOYOUS.

I wish you nothing but JOY, JOY, JOY, today and every day. I hope you always honor your soul and do more things everyday that make your heart smile and bring you JOY!

Find Joy painted by Maggie’s daughter Sivanna Rose
Find JOY! Seek JOY! Be JOY! EnJOY!