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How to attain unwavering focus on one’s career?

How to attain unwavering focus on one's career?

To the passionate souls charting their path in the vast expanse of professional life 🌺

A career is not merely a journey of tasks and achievements, but an exploration of purpose, self-realisation, and growth. As the Srimad Bhagavad Gita wisely states: ‘Work done with selfish motives is inferior by far to the selfless service. Therefore, be selfless, O Arjuna! Those who serve by sacrificing their personal interests for the greater good are sure of success.’ To truly focus on one’s career is to blend purpose with passion and service.

Reflect upon these guiding principles:

  1. Alignment with Dharma: Your career is an extension of your life’s purpose or dharma. Find that alignment, where your professional endeavours resonate deeply with your innermost convictions and values.
  2. Continuous Learning: The world is in perpetual motion. Evolve with it. Dedicate yourself to lifelong learning, enhancing skills, and adapting to the ever-changing landscape of your profession.
  3. Cultivate Resilience: In the realm of careers, challenges are inevitable. View them as teachers, guiding you towards greater wisdom and fortitude. Let setbacks be stepping stones, not stumbling blocks.

From the nurturing teachings of the Srimad Bhagavad Gita (Chapter 18, Verse 46):

“यतः प्रवृत्तिर्भूतानां येन सर्वमिदं ततम् | स्वकर्मणा तमभ्यर्च्य सिद्धिं विन्दति मानवः ||”

Which elucidates:

“By worshipping the Lord, who is the source of all beings and who is all-pervading, a person can attain perfection through performing his own work.”

As you journey through your career, may you find meaning in every endeavour, growth in every challenge, and purpose in every moment.

Continued blessings…

Sri Guru Baba Vyas
Prana Urja Healing Society