We are all such multilayered beings with an abundance of gifts, talents, interests, and ideas. Poet and author Cleo Wade asks: So why are we putting the pressure on ourselves to have one purpose or one passion?
These are the moments when a new passion is silently conceived and we are forever after entranced, says columnist David Brooks. And they can happen at any time.
Need a new reason to get up in the morning? Enrich your life by finding and developing your next passion, with tips from psychology researcher Angela Duckworth.
What it means when you can’t answer the question, What do you want to be when you grow up?
Not all of us are born with one main interest — and we should see that as our biggest strength, not our weakness, says Emilie Wapnick, a writer, coach, artist (and then some).