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What Is Your WHAT?: Discover The One Amazing Thing You Were Born To Do by Steve Olsher

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Chapter 14

What Is Your WHAT?—An Introduction

The ideal life is in our blood and never will be still. Sad will be the day for any man when he becomes contented with the thoughts he is thinking and the deeds he is doing—where there is not forever beating at the doors of his soul some great desire to do something larger which he knows he was meant and made to do.

—Phillips Brooks

Some people call their WHAT a Gift from God. Some say they were born with their WHAT and never had any doubt about it. Others say it took them a long time to figure it out, but they finally know what their WHAT is. Still others have absolutely no idea, nor do they care, about the whole concept.

The WHAT I am referring to is the single most crucial element of your life that needs to be identified, defined, and fulfilled. Until your WHAT has been satisfied, you will roam the earth like an unsated vampire—constantly searching and forever thirsting.

Perhaps that's a bit dramatic, but your unfulfilled WHAT will absolutely affect you in a variety of unexpected ways. It could be the source of your high blood pressure, the reason why you don't feel “good enough,” the cause of your general sense of loathing when you wake up, or the impetus behind your efforts at self-sabotage.

Your WHAT can't be ignored. Until you unleash your WHAT and put it front and center for the world to benefit from, it will eat away at both your body and your emotional core.

The choice is yours. You can succumb to your WHAT's greatness and ...

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