They say if you do something you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.

Sorry, but that just can’t be true. Because even if you get employed with your dream job, it’s still a job. There are still days where you’re going to want to sleep in or play hooky and can’t because you have to work. You may love your job, but it’s not always rainbows and butterflies.

Sometimes we like our jobs, but then other times we fall out of love with it. We get tired of monotony or we just lose our spark or we’re not doing as well as we used to. It gets to us. It takes away the love and we forget all the reasons we jumped into the position in the first place.

It’s okay to not always be 10000% thrilled with your occupation. It’s okay to go home and drink a glass of wine some days and complain for hours.

What’s not okay is if your job makes you unhappy all the time. If you’re never thrilled with it and always complaining. What’s not okay is when you can’t find any part about your job that you love anymore.

For the days where we’re just a little bit out of love with the job we love, it’s important to keep a positive outlook. To remember that bumps in the road eventually pass and at the end of the day this is still something you want to be doing.

If your bump in the road is more like a giant mountain that won’t budge, maybe it’s time to move on. If you can’t fall back in love with the job you loved – then you need to find another one that will make you happy.

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Screen Shot 2016-11-25 at 11.17.20 AM.pngI graduated from Rowan University in 2015! I majored in Advertising, minored in Journalism, and concentrated in New Media. I am a social media enthusiast and am especially passionate about Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. When I’m not scrolling through pictures of pugs, pinning vegetarian recipes, or trying to be funny in 140 characters or less; I’m the Communications Specialist at a non profit! Did you guys know you can’t make a career out of complaining about your life and tagging people in pictures of sloths?

For more of her articles, go to https://hookupcultures.com!

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31 replies on “Guest Post: Falling Out Of Love With Doing What You Love

  1. Kally, my friend, I like your points of view. My comment here. My joy & pride & commitment with what I do is forever so? Not ever a need to ‘fall out of love’ 🙂 The fact? Everyday, new mercies I see from the hand of my Eternal Boss. Don’t you think so? Hard times. Easy refreshing times. Or in between? My Boss have steady my steps by the power of His love from on high. I know you know what I mean because you faithfully visit me. You always lift me up with your comments & likes of the posts.

    Maybe somebody else would like to check out those posts and see what am I talking about? http://www.thia-basilia.com/2016/11/24/by-george-shes-got-it-poor-basilia-is-out-of-limbo-now/.

    Much love, thiaBasilia.

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  2. Wow Kally, if you can bring so much wisdom to the blogosphere now, what can you offer later? Every job (or every job I’ve had) has days where you want to run out screaming. Maybe there are jobs where this doesn’t happen but so far I’ve not found one. Trick is to look for something to brighten those days. Keep posting and I’m sure more will enjoy your wisdom xoxo

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      1. All we can really ask of life is the ability to enjoy it. Thank you for the original post, and to Kally for spreading the message. Peace, love and a fantastic weekend to you both. I look forward to reading more from you both in the coming weeks xoxo

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  3. Love this post! I think it’s also fair to remind ourselves that even if we do land our dream jobs and it’s not what we expected, that’s ok and not time and effort wasted.
    I’m in a position where I thought I had landed the perfect first job. Unfortunately I don’t like what I’m learning too much, and now I dream of blogging instead! But I’m glad for what I’ve learnt, rather than wondering ‘what if’ and for gaining insight on the industry.
    The annoyances of others can teach you a lot about yourself.

    Preach over, have a good day everyone ☺️

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  4. To keep a job interesting you have to avoid falling into a rut. So keep learning, trying out new things and reaching out into new sectors. In other words, try to keep innovating within the framework of what you love doing.

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  5. @rosie culture Well said. The transition from occasional dislike to seething hatred can be witnessed each time you find yourself complaining. The more you complain, the more comfortable you are with complaining and the less likely you are to introduce meaningful change.

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