“Find your passion.” You hear it all the time from career experts, mentors, and famous panelists during women’s conferences. But it’s harder to do than it sounds. Here at Levo, we’ve created an entire guide dedicated to helping you find your purpose—and land a dream job to go along with it. These reads will give you a bonus dose of inspo:
The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion
When Elle Luna originally wrote about this topic on Medium, her words went viral, clearly hitting a nerve with readers. Luna herself used to work in tech—including a stint at Uber—but her true passion lies in creating art. Now, she is a successful artist in San Francisco and has also founded the Bulan Project, an e-commerce community for everyday art. In her book, be prepared to roll up your sleeves and do exercises that are insightful, not corny, and at 176 pages, you can breeze through it over one lazy afternoon at the pool.
Miracles Now: 108 Life-Changing Tools for Less Stress, More Flow, and Finding Your True Purpose
Even Oprah is a fan of Gabrielle Bernstein, a New York Times bestselling author and popular life coach. She’s Levo’s trusted expert in our guide on finding your purpose, and you can find even more wisdom in her latest book, Miracles Now, which was just re-released in paperback last month. The central point of the book focuses on small shifts that can make a major impact on your life, broken down into short—often one- or two-page—chapters, easily digestible as a daily dose of inspiration and guidance.
52 Cups of Coffee: Inspiring and Insightful Stories for Navigating Life’s Uncertainties
After graduating from the University of Michigan in 2011, Megan Gebhart found her way in the world by talking to people—a lot. Gehbart’s book is an inspiring, and at times overwhelming, tale about a challenge she set for herself: to meet with one new person each week for coffee. She snagged time with everyone from Seth Godin to Steve Wozniak. By the time you finish, you’ll feel no fear about cold e-mailing your ultimate career girl crush.
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