You've heard it before: If you want to find happiness at work, follow your passion. For many people, however, identifying something that they both enjoy and make money at can be an exercise in exasperation.
People are eager to know: "What's my purpose in life? What's my passion in life?" says career coach Deborah Brown-Volkman. She tells them to start by making a list of things they are good at and enjoy doing, and that incorporate hobbies. "It's not the things you struggle with," she says. "It's the things that come naturally to you."