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Daria Sukharchuk is a journalist based in Berlin, where she works as a news anchor for Russian-language OstWest.tv. Her writing has appeared in Motherboard and ZEIT Online, Cosmopolitan, as well as Afisha (Moscow's leading city magazine). She specializes on the topic of human rights, migration, and mental health.
She has her BA in Chinese history, and, never having forgotten her history background, has also contributed to the educational project1917.com.
"Follow your passion" is an infuriatingly simple career advice many of us have heard many times since our early teens. But what if your passions aren't that clearly shaped? Or if they don't even translate into a career that clearly? Turns out, this actually is a wrong advise: multiple studies quoted in the podcast say that "passion" isn't really something you find, as if it's hidden somewhere inside your mind. For most people, it's something that develops slowly over time. A good career might start with a curiosity, or interest, and slowly get interesting. Moreover, the people who see their work as their calling, are more vulnerable to being exploited, like working unpaid overtime. "Work Life" is a podcast hosted by TED, hosted by an organisational psychologist Adam Grant, in which he talks about different aspects of working life- from job hunting to how to see if a person is an asshole.