“Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.”
Anais Nin, "Winter of Artifice"
"Life is a process of becoming.....” simple as that may seem, think about it. Much of what we do and become in life can be looked at in "process" terms. Take learning a new skill for example, learning a skill involves process. Let's say we want to learn how to drive a car. Several steps must be followed; we start by turning on the car, followed by putting the car in gear, taking our foot off the brake and so on. Processes involve steps, and when taken in the right order these steps produce our desired result. Begin to look at the pursuit of your life's passions in this way and you will begin to make strides toward getting the results you want.
Happiness - a wonderful by-product!
I define happiness as "a feeling we get when we experience things we enjoy, things that make us feel good." It really is a by-product of our actions. In the context of Live Your Passion, happiness is the by-product of engaging in those things we choose because they are consistent with what we want our life to be about - our passions.