On this podcast, we are looking at the difference between work and vocation. So when you hear the word “vocation” what does it mean to you?

For me, it brings up images of nurses doctors, police officers or firefighters. These are the roles that are considered beneficial to society and more than a job.

Looking at the word in the dictionary, and we find the following.

A strong feeling of suitability for a particular career or occupation, a person’s employment or main occupation.

It can also be described as.

Vocation work or an activity regarded as worthy and requiring dedication, a trade or profession.

It is all about the meaning we give to our work or pastimes. In this programme, we will look at vocation, and how finding yours will impact on your life.

It doesn’t necessarily mean the work that you do. However, we spend so much time working it would be good to find a role that feeds us

Vocation could just as easily be a hobby or volunteering in your community something that you enjoy outside of the work environment.

It is time to explore

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