Why "Follow Your Passion" Is Not Good Career Advice
Updated: Jan 15, 2019
Odds are you have heard the phrase "follow your passion" as a piece of career advice. The advice sounds easy and harmless enough, just find what you love and do it. Often times parents give their kids this advice as a way not put pressure on them to go into a career path that they do not love. It can be empowering to be given this freedom to pursue what you want without judgement. However many clients I see often talk about how this messaging raises their anxiety level and leaves them feeling lost. Why is that?