Passion can show you the way

Imagine what it would be like to live your passions fully, every day, every hour, every minute...

09 May 2018

If we can use our inner passion to decide what to do with our life in retirement, we can achieve breathtaking results.

Imagine what it would be like to live your passions fully, every day, every hour, every minute – not necessarily literally doing all of those things you love and that enliven and energise you, but through fusing their energy and anchoring it for instant access?

The first step is to recognise passion as the deep inner drive to reach for what we love. It’s there in each of us – clear and pure, strong and uplifting, quiet and sometime very noisy, clamouring for attention. Passions are really the deepest and truest of our desires. They add to life. They’re open and inclusive. They don’t deplete us or consume others. Real, lasting passion doesn’t arise from circumstance, but comes from your artesian source deep within.

Passion comes when we connect with the source: a deep sense of our authentic selves. It emerges from within, from the wholeness of who we deeply are. Think about it…. How do we know there’s something missing if we didn’t know it existed? We wouldn’t have a burning, deep desire for a passionate life without somehow knowing, deep within, what that felt like.

Think about all the times in your life when you felt passionate about something…. Times when you were fully engaged, ‘in the zone’ and absorbed in what you were doing…. How does that feel?

There’s a very interesting technique to use your individual passion to develop a plan that helps you decide what you’d really like to do with the rest of your life. It’s a lot more honest and powerful that rational planning. It was developed in Australia and is now being used in Canada, USA, the UK and Europe. It’s called a Passion Plan and it was explained to me by Karen Huchendorf, who’s an accredited practitioner.

If you would like to learn more, see their website –

'This article originally appeared on the My Life Change website and has been reproduced with permission from Paul McKeon of Baby Boomers Life Change Pty Ltd'

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