lovng your job brings happiness

Andrius - Auburn, Washington
Entered on November 8, 2008
Age Group: Under 18

I believe going after what you love is better than going after a job for the money. What is better love or money? Love is the key to happiness. People say having money is what life is about. I don’t believe that. The true happiness is going after what you love.

Money is a bonus to happiness. You can do what you love or keep doing what gets you money but that void just won’t be fulfilled. For example, everybody has to go to school and almost one-fourth of the school skips or drops out before the 12th grade. If people loved to go to school they would show up. If people were paid to go to school how many would go? Not middle school but high school. Probably the whole school would come but the grades would be failing or passing by a thread. We don’t choose to come, we have to. Getting money every month is fun but when you’re waking up in the morning to go to your boring job and telling yourself its all about the money isn’t fun. If you wake up in the morning and tell yourself its going to be a great day today because I am ready to work, then you’ll enjoy work and money will just come to you. Knowing you love your job is the best thing in life. Being a computer engineer or flying planes because that’s what you love is the greatest achievement. You have to sacrifice your time to go to school just to become what you want but at the end you won’t regret it. You will have money coming in but if you keep at it you’ll probably have more money coming in because you’re really working hard at it. I want to become a business man because I love the business world, handling money, having people work for me, having phone calls everyday, setting up meetings. I don’t really know what kind of business I want to run but if I keep on working on the stuff I love then I believe one day I will open up a business specific to my career choice. Just like the president of the United States of America, he had to fight to become president, he had to show the people what he believes and what he values.

A lot of people go through life not knowing they could have been so much happier. If making money and having nice cars is what you love then go after that but if you don’t love where you work then you just won’t be happy. Everyday you’ll keep wanting more of something. If you stay with the job you love you’ll stop wanting and start achieving. If spend money on credit cards just to show people you have money. I don’t mean buying a sandwich with cheese I mean buying an s55 with 22” inch wheels. From high school I will start following my goals so I can love what I do later in life.