Love and Money

An Imposed Barrier

An Imposed Barrier

MELBOURNE, FL

March 6, 2015 10:03 AM

Lifehacker had an article yesterday on finding what truly motivates us and it listed three key traits:

  1. You look forward to doing it
  2. You feel energized while doing it
  3. When you talk about it later, you light up

Which got me thinking: What motivates me? What do I love to do?

Using the above list, I came up with the following (in no particular order):

  1. Communing with Her
  2. Photography
  3. Exploring/Traveling
  4. Being in Nature
  5. Connecting one-on-one with authentic spiritual seekers
  6. Magical connections (ie: CasinoSad Man, …)
  7. Coding new software (for my own projects, not freelance)
  8. Writing (short stuff)
  9. Effortless Flowing

Combining one’s passion with income streams seems to me to be the ideal way of making a living. I’ve often told those who are concerned for my finances that I’m not lazy, I’m simply not interested in finding a job just to survive. I am quite open to creating income streams that support my passions—that I feel are in harmony with my nature.

As a number of readers have suggested (and #5 above supports this), one option which would still allow for a nomadic lifestyle (#3, #4) is paid coaching/guidance.

Probably the biggest hinderance to many income streams is #9—Effortless Flowing. If I have to try—if I have to put clunky effort into something—then I’m not interested (ie: Try to find a client, try to market my works, try to convince, …).

I’m OK with these restrictions. Living in flowing harmony with Life is far more important to me than any mental fears.

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One thought on “Love and Money

  1. Great post, Wayne.

    Especially love this part, “I’ve often told those who are concerned for my finances that I’m not lazy, I’m simply not interested in finding a job just to survive. I am quite open to creating income streams that support my passions—that I feel are in harmony with my nature.”

    Bravo!

    Warmly, Heather

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