Choose the happy road
No, no, no, please don’t pick Option number 1! This is what everyone will tell you, even will almost dictate you to do. But you will get exhausted, and more importantly, yes, absolutely yes, you will become very unhappy, and this will shorten your life down the road.
The happy road (doing the things that we most like) is always what your heart tells you to do.
You know what it is. You hear the voice.
My suggestions would be, if it is possible for you, keep doing the volunteer ‘work’, and inform your network of your financial situation. Let them know what you are good at, and what kind of ideal job you would like. Inform the organisations where you volunteer that this is where your heart is, and ask them if there is a way to financially support your engagement. Offer to assist them with fundraising strategies that would raise enough money to pay you.
Never stop believing in yourself. Keep your dream very close to your heart, and if this is what you love to do, you will attract the right circomstances that will help you materialize your goals. But in order to do this, you really must believe in what you want to become. It has to come from the deep deep down inside, you see, for everyone around you to feel your passion, and be absolutely convinced that you are the one they need to do the job.
You probably won’t make millions, but you will lead a satisfying life that will bring you closer to what you are. You will have the opportunity to develop yourself to your maximum capacities, to find your life purpose and discover your unique talents. You will tend to the highest vision of your being.
Please please please please please, do yourself a favor: erase this thought from your mind, ‘I actually hate money’. This is not good! You conditioned your mind to have an aversion to money and because of this false belief you have, you may never be able to earn a decent living. Money is definitely not as important as many other things, but we need some to live. So we have to be careful with the stories that we play in our heads.
I suggest you to say instead, ‘I am now at the right place, with the right people, under the right circumstances, and all aspects of my life harmonize and align with my needs, including my financial life’.
What you say to yourself, your mind believes it. Even the silly negative stuff. It believes everything you say. Replace your thoughts by beautiful stories, and your life will be transformed. Remember, you deserve the best in life, because you are wonderful and unique.