Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Passion is a strange way to describe work

https://medium.com/@JessicaLexicus/the-dangerous-myths-of-passion-e22546deb454 A hundred years ago, people considered it a dangerous feeling. They were right. When I hear the word “passion,” I imagine two people ripping each other’s clothes off and making furious love in a skyrise. Giving up everything for each other. Making rash decisions, even self-destructive ones, for a fleeting

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“Find your passion” is bad advice, say Yale and Stanford psychologists

https://qz.com/1314088/find-your-passion-is-bad-advice-say-yale-and-stanford-psychologists/ O’Keefe warns that the directive to “find your passion” suggests a passive process. Telling people to develop their passion, however, suggests an active one that depends on us—and allows that it can be challenging to pursue. This, the psychologist says, “is a realistic way of thinking.” Instead of looking for a

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