Why do we think of alternative careers? Or I think the question is when do we think of it? What provokes us to it?
As kids, we were never told to keep more than one interest.....but we were told to do what we have passion in ... but how do we know our passions...I seriously have never had a passion that I can take up as a career...I don't even know whether I will find it...what do I do?
I believe one of the provoking factors is that one is not 100% satisfied. Another is you feel you might be able to do more if.......but that is one thought that needs the warning label "Grass is always greener on the other side of the field!"
I am not saying that I don't love what I am doing but the fire of passion that keeps people ever so motivated is missing...atleast I don't feel it as yet.
With regards to my alternative careers, I have a list but I think both are just hobbies:
- Art & craft
Having said all that ...I would also like to add I think most people do their jobs for daily bread and butter, but they keep their creativity going with their hobbies...So people who feel they will never find their passion (like me!!) have a job that satisfies you 70% and the rest of your life you can spice up with your hobbies and family....