Following Childhood Passions and Embracing It as A Living
- February 17, 2023
Discovering your calling is different for everyone. For some, what you want to do has always been crystal clear. For others, discovering your calling can take years and be more challenging. Still, the best way to live a meaningful life is to find your passion and embrace it. So how do you do it?
A passion may have its origins in an activity one enjoyed as a youngster or in a more recent finding made after much thought. The response differs depending on who you ask. But if you need help determining where to look for your passions, follow our guidelines below.
- Ask yourself questions – and answer truthfully.
- Take chances
- Trust yourself
At some point in our lives, we were all children, and that kid didn’t suddenly disappear the moment you grew into the responsible adult you are now. Here are three reasons to reignite and cherish your mini-you:
Reason 1: To conceive and produce
It’s essential to have the capacity to reevaluate and learn previously acquired knowledge.
Reason 2: To broaden one’s knowledge
The human brain is incredibly elastic and plastic while we are young and open to learning new things. Consequently, an adult brain considerably improves its learning capacity.
Reason 3 — To Discover New Gifts, Passions & Potential
Children have an incredible gift for being curious and following their wonder of the world around whatever grabs their interest. Adults, conversely, like to understand logic or reasoning before allowing their minds to wander. Our desire to understand before attempting comes from fear more than from a place of amazement.
An individual who would be the best reference for this write-up is Miquel Reina. He is a novelist and Award-winning Creative, art director, designer, and filmmaker. Passionate for creativity.
He was moving from Barcelona to Vancouver. He comes from a small town near Barcelona, he was the first in my family to go to College, and he climbed up to work for the top brands in the world and make his first novel a bestseller. His story can be an inspiration to so many creative people around the world.
His professional career has taken him to work in some of the largest and most prestigious design studios and advertising agencies, such as Grey Barcelona and Thinkingbox Vancouver. He has won several digital design awards (FWA, Awwwards, CSS Design Awards, The One Show, ADCC) and advertisement awards, such as the prestigious Sol de San Sebastian. In 2019 Miquel was selected as one of the best designers in Canada by Strategy Magazine. he also wrote and directed many music videos, one of them, “Dead in the water” by Ellie Goulding, was a Tribeca Film Festival Finalist.
Miquel has been working in the industry for 14 years (2008). He has been lucky enough to work across many world’s leading brands and companies, such as 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Lions Gate, Warner Brothers, Lululemon, Wrangler, La Caixa, Port Aventura, Riot Games & many more.
In 2018, his best-selling debut novel, “Lights on the Sea” was published in Spain by the prestigious publishing house: Planeta. And that same year, it was translated into five languages: English, Italian, German, Russian and Czech.
His debut novel, “Lights on the Sea,” is now represented by the Creative Artist Agency in Hollywood to be adapted into a movie. He is currently working on his second novel and continues working as a Creative worker for the videogame industry.