RWL 012 – Stop Looking For Your Passion And Do This instead

By Alex Wilson-Campbell, Founder, Remote Work Life

If you ever find yourself looking for your passion so that you can feel happy in life then please listen up because today’s guest is an expert in positive psychology and happiness.  

Happologist, Susanna Halonen helps people like you to live a more fulfilling life and raise themselves to greater heights. Her ability to use the science of positive psychology – to help people and organisations to be their best selves – has made her an admired TEDx speaker.

She has also been featured in The Independent newspaper, BBC Radio 4, Women’s Health magazine, BBC Tees Radio and other media outlets.

In this interview, she reveals a surprisingly simple method to unlock passion to be fulfilled at work and touch on:

  • How she transformed her pessimistic outlook into optimism
  • Signs that you might not be happy
  • How to overcome the fear of changing – and the potential consequences of being too comfortable
  • She talks about the steps she took to change her career

About Remote Work Life

Calling all working parents, freedom seekers and digital nomads join our community on facebook... Are you sceptical about adverts for work-from-home opportunities and desperate to find legitimate work-from-anywhere opportunities (that aren’t  MLM or plain scammy) so you can earn an income to balance family, life and career?

Or do you want to join a business that allows you to work from anywhere so that you have the flexibility and freedom to escape your 9-5 cubicle and create the lifestyle that you’ve always dreamed of?

Is commuting a big struggle which leaves you feeling as though great opportunities to build a meaningful career are always out of your reach?

Maybe you feel isolated and want to meet more people who work remotely so you can share ideas and make friends so you’re not ‘out there’ on your own.

The Remote Work-Life Community shows you how to rise above the intense competition to access flexible, location-independent opportunities.  Join our Facebook group here 

And then join me at remote work life.

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Alex Wilson-Campbell

Podcast Host and Founder, Remote Work Life

Hiring strategist, Remote Worker Coach/Mentor and family man, Alex Wilson-Campbell is your host and will share all he’s learned about remote over the last 10 years.   Follow Alex if you want to: get clarity on your career direction, master online and in-person job interviews, find unadvertised or hidden jobs, use LinkedIn to network with hiring managers, thrive in a remote work culture, stay connected with your remote teammates.

He'll share all he's learned about remote work from 60+ real-world remote work experts including: Nick Francis, CEO Help Scout, Laurel Farrer, Co-Founder Distribute Consulting, Andy Tryba, CEO Crossover, Pilar Orti, Founder Virtual Not Distant, Darcy Boles, Dir Of Culture & Innovation TaxJar, Steli Efti, CEO - Close, Elaine Pofeldt, Freelance Writer, Sarah Park, President Meet Edgar, Alina Vandenberghe, Co-Founder Chili Piper, Derek Andersen, CEO Startup Grind, Michelle Dale, CEO Virtual Miss Friday

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