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How To Reignite Work Passion

Post-circuit breaker has been hard, but you can ride it out easily.

By Kelvin Low      27 November 2020

Passion gives you the right attitude to do everything. It makes you creative, gives you energy and propels the desire to achieve. However, with the recent onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, finding a passion for work has become more challenging.

Several researchers have shown that people under quarantine are very likely to develop a wide range of symptoms of psychological stress and disorders – low mood and irritability being two of the most common behavioural changes.

Having passion for work is highly dependent on your psychological health. Working from home too, is likely to make you feel like you’re stuck in a rut. Here are five tips to get back into the groove!

Reward yourself

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Plan for hourly breaks, or even a staycation. Make sure you take time off from work to enjoy other things, especially activities and hobbies which you have fond memories of. By spending time away from work, the time that you do spend at work will be more productive and creative as you’ll spend less time thinking about taking a well-deserved break.

Reconnect with your original goals

If you’re feeling like your job is becoming less fun and more of a chore, then you should take a look back at why you chose to do what you do. Take time to think of the reasons why you originally decided to make a career in your industry. If you do remember the reasons why you chose to do what you do, you’ll remember (and are more likely to rekindle) your passion.

Change how you see work

What if you are in a position that you are not passionate about? Instead of lamenting, you can learn and acquire as many skills as you can in the role, at the same time keeping it temporary by working on getting a better position that matches your desires.

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