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Elizabeth Gilbert on Distinguishing Between Hobbies, Jobs, Careers, & Vocation - YouTube
Good. Hands up who's confused all four of those things and doesn't know what they're doing any more. (via Russell Davies)
via:russelldavies  elizabethgilbert  jobs  hobbies  work  life  videos 
october 2018 by philgyford
Scott Adams on success
On why "follow your passion" is bad advice. I wish I could remember the tags I've used for this kind of thing before though.
jasonkottke  scottadams  passion  work  thomaskeller  hobbies 
october 2013 by philgyford
Find The Thing You're Most Passionate About, Then Do It On Nights And Weekends For The Rest Of Your Life | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
"I can’t stress this enough: Do what you love…in between work commitments, and family commitments, and commitments that tend to pop up and take immediate precedence over doing the thing you love." (via @secretbean)
via:secretbean  theonion  life  hobbies 
march 2013 by philgyford
The Online Photographer: Set Those Expectations Low
"Photography is a superb hobby, one of the best. It's when you try to make a living at it that it is so likely to resist you. I don't think other hobbies have this problem. I mean, consider, say, fly-fishing, or building plastic model planes. Very few people who do those things assume they're going to 'go pro' someday. Very few people try. It doesn't generally come up."
michaeljohnston  hobbies  photography  theonlinephotographer 
june 2012 by philgyford
The Online Photographer: Open Mike: Hobbies and Interests
Lovely post on working out which pastimes you consistently enjoy, and what it is about them you love. "Free yourself of the ideas that don't actually fit you, even if they're 'supposed' to be central to the hobby."
hobbies  life  michaeljohnston 
april 2012 by philgyford
Francis is » Four unusual hobbies
Nice grouping of Urban Exploring, Space Hijackers, Confluencing and Guerilla Gardening. Good for the explanation at the end about what they have in common.
francisirving  hobbies  urbanexploring  spacehijackers  confluencing  guerillagardening  gardening  exploring  disruptive 
april 2006 by philgyford

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