I recently read an eye-opening book: “So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love” — in which the author argues against the “passion” hypothesis (the idea that you should follow your passion). The author argues that following your passion often leads to failure.
For a long time, I have been a proponent of the “passion” hypothesis. I do believe that by following what you love, you will find your purpose in life, which will help you do personally fulfilling work.
However at the same time, there are always a few caveats.