By Lukasz Wieczorek (Poland)

Many of us have life passions, hobbies, or interests. Some appear already in the early years, the others we discover much later. Some of them last nearly throughout all our life, whereas others are as an intense flare-up – they appear as quickly as they extinguish. There are so many ways of passions realisation as many individuals there are. There are an infinite number of them and you can find them everywhere and in everything. You just have to care. It is often the case that our passions come to an end, when we enter into adult life. We concentrate on a job, house, family, children, we grow lazy. We forget about what gave us a power to act, what gave us a respite from everyday life, we forget the things we did before with joy, what gave us plenty of energy  while doing those things. Our desires from the past slowly disappear, our dreams and plans just pass away…

Source: iCN Issue 17  (Life Coaching: The Power to Change Peoples Lives); pages 43-44

About Lukasz Wieczorek

With great commitment to spreading the idea of coaching in Poland beginning in 2008. In 2011, he was appointed to the board of the International Institute of Coaching, acting as a Director, Accreditation (President of Accreditation). He is also a member of the Polish Chamber of Coaching, being involved in the work of the Committee, Ethics and Standards. For many years Lukasz runs individual coaching (career coaching, life, executive), supervisions coaching and master classes for young coaches coaching and workshops for companies and organisations in Polish and English. He performed over 1000 hours of individual coaching and 500 hours of workshops and training of coaching. He is also the author of a blog about coaching for coaches and people who want to know more about coaching. And also co-authors the book “Professional coaching. The principles and ethical dilemmas in the work of the coach