Is Following Your Bliss a Good Idea?
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"Follow your bliss," said and wrote Joseph Campbell. A number of critics have advised against it, arguing that bliss doesn't make a reliable guide, vocationally in particular. Instead, they say, follow what you're good at, what's practical, what pays the bills. But what did Campbell mean by his famous phrase? What actually happens when we pursue our fascinations?