I have been thinking about what I value, and how I put that out into the world. I try to do so in a way that's valuable to others, but also in a way that helps me make a living.
My point is, if you're going to spend a large amount of time doing something, that means that time spent on something from column A cannot be spent in column B -- displacement of time.
Therefore, if I can find a way to have the activities that I enjoy spending time doing -- that I value and others value by consuming it -- make an income, then from a professional/fiscal standpoint that's an ideal way to spend my time. Because after all our time is valuable.
So what's the point of doing these things that you might value, and putting it out into the world?
Financial gain is one measure or aspiration to have, but beyond meeting your living expenses/necessities, is it worth it?
I guess I would answer that with some questions:
If you answered yes to those questions then I would ask you one more question:
Do you find your participation in what you do fills you with love and happiness, and do you enjoy learning about or experiencing when the people affected by what you do are filled with love and happiness?
Even if the impact is one person (maybe it's only you), it's worth it.
Posted by: Nick Venturella
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