By Doing What You Love, Success Will Follow

“Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.” ~ Wayne Dyer

I always say to people: do what you love, follow your bliss, listen to your heart and intuition, and know that by doing so, success will have no choice but to follow you wherever you go.

Of course, when you get stuck in a job you don’t love, hearing words like: doing what you love, success, passion, etc. can be quite irritating.

I know!

I guess that’s because most of us live with this impression that we don’t really have control over our lives; over what happens to us; over our happiness and unhappiness. And that we are victims of a world that pushes us around.

But in truth, we do have a choice. We do have the power and ability to shift our lives in the right direction.

I promised that I will write a post on how to do what you love and still be able to pay your bills, and I will like to share with you all, some things that I have learned over the years from great teachers, people like Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Lao Tzu, Rumi, Dale Carnegie, Wayne Dyer, and many, many others.

Doing what you love

First of all, I strongly believe… actually, I don’t believe, I know that we all have something unique and special about ourselves. What I have to share with the world, nobody else has.

But the same goes for you and all people.

What you have to offer no other person in the world has. These are our unique gifts and talents, the things we are born with. And if we choose to focus and work on them and with them, we will encounter success.

That’s how we achieve happiness, balance, and harmony in all areas of our lives.

This isn’t something I came up with overnight. No! It is a universal truth that every successful person who is doing what they love already know.

You want to be happy?

Work with love. Work with the things you are passionate about. And in doing so you will discover things about yourself you never dreamed were possible.

As I was writing this and as I was listening down these great teachers, all of these quotes started running through my mind, and I want to share with you a few of them, just so you can better understand how important it is to work with your passions, with your unique gifts and talents.

Proof that doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” ~ Rumi

“Doing what you love is the cornerstone of having abundance in your life.” ~ Wayne Dyer

“Are you bored with life? Then throw yourself into some work you believe in with all your heart, live for it, die for it, and you will find the happiness that you had thought could never be yours.” ~ Dale Carnegie

“In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.” ~Lao Tzu

“If there is no passion in your life, then have you really lived? Find your passion, whatever it may be. Become it, and let it become you and you will find great things happen FOR you, TO you and BECAUSE of you.”Alan Armstrong

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” ~ Emerson

“If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

If right now, you are in a place where you aren’t exactly doing the things you love, or maybe, you can’t even get a job, you might want to pause for a while and start asking yourself a couple of questions, questions that might help you discover what is it that you really want, why is it that your life is the way it is, where would yooku like to be headed, how does the perfect life looks for you, and many other questions that might help you get back on the right track and start living the life that you really deserve.

Is where you are right now really that bad? How will things be different once you get from A to Z? Will you be happy then?

How do you know this is true?

Will you be willing to let go of some “security” for a while in order to start on your journey of self-discovery and self-mastery? Are you willing to take some risks?

These are some things you might consider that maybe you haven’t thought about, or maybe you were too afraid to do it because of the answered you might have got, but if you really want to make your dreams become reality, you will have to face them all.

I can’t tell you something that you don’t know already, I can’t tell you some secret formula that will help you do the things you love and still be able to pay the bills (and this is something that I don’t think you would want for yourself, to just survive, to pay your bills), but what I can tell you is this: Always choose to focus on the things you do want to attract in your life, always choose to focus on that which is positive rather than negative, and picture yourself as already having the life that you want for yourself, knowing that by doing so, you will attract all that you need in order to make your dreams become reality.

Also, what I have personally learned from my mentor, Wayne Dyer, is to always use these powerful words: I Am!

When you use these two powerful words “I am”, followed by any statement, visualizing it, and adding emotion and certainty to it, you become one with it and it becomes one with you. When you combine these two powerful words with emotion and images, the whole universe will conspire to make it happen.

I am doing what I love, and I love what I do.

I am living a prosperous life, etc.

I am discovering new and great talents every day, talents I didn’t even know I have…

Your mind does not know how to differentiate between what is real and what is not, and by repeating these words to yourself, you will attract the right people, the right ideas, the right circumstance, and all that you need in order to become the person you want to become.

So if you are you willing to start the voyage of discovery into unknown lands and rediscover yourself, if you are willing to experience some short-term pain and discomfort so that you can later experience real happiness, you will be able to do what you love and be successful at it.

~love, Luminita💫


Luminita D. Saviuc

Luminita is the Founder and Editor in Chief of and also the author of 15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy: An Inspiring Guide to Discovering Effortless Joy. For more details check out the 15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy Book Page.

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  • joan | the backpack chronicles

    at 12:11 pm

    Very inspiring! From now on I will claim that I am successful and prosperous so that prosperity and success will also come my way. Keep on being an inspiration!

  • Elizabeth Sayers

    at 6:02 am

    Find your passion and your purpose will follow 🙂

  • Marc Scott

    at 7:30 pm

    When I got downsized from a job I worked my whole career to get to, after just a few months, I was pretty devastated. But I didn’t sit around and feel sorry for myself (for long). Instead, I took it as an opportunity to try some other things I really love doing. I’m not making millions (yet) but I’m the happiest I’ve been in a long time, and I do believe success will follow.

    Great post. Thanks for sharing.

  • Teresa

    at 4:12 pm

    Thanks for the inspiration today. Great post, just what I needed to hear.

  • Tammy Link

    at 2:28 pm

    Thank you. Much needed today! This is where I am in my life right now. Wanting so badly out of this dead-end job and able to do what I am passionate about.

  • Mini Yogini

    at 11:00 am

    Very inspiring and true. Do what you love and you’ll never have to work a day again in your life. Thank you.

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