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The Worst Advice I Ever Received Was ‘Follow Your Passion’

It isn’t just ineffective advice; it can actually be harmful

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MyMy first steps into the working world were guided by the advice that had dogged me since my college graduation: To be happy, I was told, I needed to follow my passion. I thought I had a pretty good idea of what that was: I loved fashion but I was better with words…




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Aisha Beau

Aisha Beau

Writer, Blogger + Speaker covering all things Self-Care. I recently launched a podcast, Re-Written, listen to it here:

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