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Psychology’s Five Revelations for Finding Your True Calling

It’s all very well reading about the benefits of having a passion or calling in life but, if you haven’t got one, where to find it? Angela Duckworth says it’s a mistake to think that in a moment of revelation one will land in your lap, or simply occur to you through quiet contemplation — rather, you need to explore different activities and pursuits, and expose yourself to the different challenges and needs confronting society. If you still draw a blank, then perhaps it’s worth heeding the advice of others who say that it is not always the case that energy and determination flow from finding your passion — sometimes it can be the other way around and, if you put enough energy into your work, then passion will follow.

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