There are three ingredients in the good life: learning, earning and yearning.

~ Christopher Morley

Learning, earning, and yearning … how can you weave all three of these key life ingredients together and actually make a living doing something you love?

The process – and it is unquestionably a process – begins with you. With self-knowledge, to be exact. To create or find work that matches you like a glove, you must be in touch with some key things about yourself:

  • Your values
  • Your skills
  • Your passions and interests
  • Your gifts, talents, and abilities

To help you gain awareness of these critical aspects of yourself, try out these simple but highly effective journaling exercises:

Career journaling exercises