When feelings of discontentment arise, the first step to resolving them is to solve the conflict between the head and the heart.
Feelings can be a guiding force in your life.
If you begin feeling apathy, discontentment, and depression then it could be a possible symptom that something in your life needs to change.
This “thing” might be something that needs to change within the heart or the head (a modification of perspective).
Apathy is a lack of enthusiasm, or lack of concern or productivity. Once you can begin moving forward again, this feeling can begin to ebb.
The issue is trying to find a way to move forward.
You’ve got two choices when you’re facing this predicament. Either pin point what it is that you need to change inside your workplace and talk to someone about changing it, or look into varying your career path.
For many folks, the second choice is what ends up being required. Though, many try to fix it using the first choice.
They end up taking employment that provides ‘financial security’ rather than following their dreams; then imagination, inspiration, and motivation all slowly begin to die.
In fact, many feel as though they have to sell out a part of themselves to even somewhat make it in today’s world.
However, these dreams don’t actually die and the may even be reawakened with the proper guidance.
By clearing the fears and ‘what ifs’ around change, and, during this case specifically, the change of career – Then your head will have no excise to question your decision of changing your career to be happy.
You’re one step closer to resolving the inner conflict that causes this feeling of hopelessness that may be affecting not only your career, but your life as a whole.
There are many examples of fears that people can have when facing a possible career change.
Things like: the feeling of not being adequate enough to gain entry into the new job field and also the responsibility that being new may bring.
It’s these fears that can cloud or block your motivation or make you want to cease the progress of this next big step in your life.
Many people visit life coach seminars or seek out personal counseling from life coaches to search out guidance to make the decision to change their life.
When you finally find your purpose and what makes you happy in life, however you found it, you’ll find that you’re happier.
To realize most your motivation, and to find your life’s purpose, there’s a really straightforward formula: Motivation = Passion + Purpose.
In other words, when you find the thing that you love and that gives you purpose, motivation is soon to follow.
Life on the average is roughly 4,000 weeks long. With seven days in each week, you don’t have time to sit around waiting for life to come at you.
You produce your own life through the decisions you make.
Each excuse you come up with to avoid being unique is simply that, an excuse.