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When your work gives you life, your life gives you work.
Passion is one of those things that might elude many of us. To this day I don't know if I am living my passion or not. It often feels like I am but those feelings, like all feelings, tend to slip through my fingers. 

I continue to be buoyed by the idea that I know my 7-year-old self would be proud of me. Most of the struggles and complications I have in life today stem from ideas I picked up from others. Mostly definitions around success and responsibility

We all pick up ideas from others. Our parents, teachers, neighbors, bosses, and partners contribute a lot to our own self-judgment. We have no interest in those ideas at all and yet we've adopted them. That is why I am turning to Barbie the Welder today. She enjoyed making forts as a kid and still does to this day.

As I look around me and ask "What did I like as a kid?" I am not so surprised to find that the things I liked to do, I was not encouraged to do. I also can see that others didn't want to do the same things I did. I can even see times when I discouraged myself from doing what I enjoyed.

Taking a moment to see what we enjoyed as children, even if we didn't allow ourselves to enjoy them at the time, can guide us to seeing if we are following a passion. I recall making voice recordings, which I was embarrassed by but still really wanted to explore as a kid, that relates directly to my podcast. I also deeply enjoyed the persona of Popeye and his "I Am What I Am" quote, which is at the core of my daily personal growth. 

What did you love as a kid? Is it a part of your life today?
I love you,
I am on a path to Recovering Myself. To start on your path of changing your life schedule a call today.

I am always helping people take steps to recover themselves. There is no better way to achieve that than to make it interesting, which is how I do it every day.

Persuasive Design with Tracy Markle and Brett Kennedy
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If anyone has any ideas, or knows any publishers or literary agents I am taking little steps every day to get my book "Recover Yourself: Refocusing Your Life Now That You're Sober" published.
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