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Elizabeth Gilbert on work as a hobby, job, career, or vocation

Coinciding with Thejus Chakravarthy's episode this week, we're also highlighting advice from author Elizabeth Gilbert on reframing one's work — to think of it as a hobby, job, career, or vocation. Listen to her response to Usman, a computer programmer who feels drawn to the arts but does not want to disappoint his parents.

Elizabeth Gilbert has written many books including Eat Pray Love, City of Girls, Committed, The Signature of All Things, and Big Magic.

(This video is a promotional piece for a course from Acumen but the content stands alone and has left an impact on our thoughts and patterns even years after first seeing it. The course will, according to the description, "equip you with the practical tools and inspiration to jumpstart your own creative journey".)

If you haven't yet, you can listen to our conversation with Thejus here: