For those of you who don't know me, my name is Taryn Louch, but for the purpose of this blog you can call me passionista.
I am an Actress/Singer/Writer/Director/Voice over Artist/Idea Engineer/ Social Butterfly/ Creative Director at CreaTTe/PR Pundit/Party-planning Extraordinaire/ Fashion-loving/ Shoe-obsessed Capricorn; but most of all I'm Passionate.

 Passion is a word flung around casually but how do you define passion? For me, it is the raison d’être, the piece de resistance, the ingredient that ensures the cake does not flop…one dollop of passion added to anything guarantees success.

It's the secret key to unlocking the best possible version of your life; and what a pleasure if you can enjoy the magic this weaves into your life, before your autumn years. 90 percent of people have a job, they go to work and they despise every day they set foot in that office.

Devastating when calculated that an average person spends half of their 24 hour day, 5 days a week at a place they don't like. But who is aiming to be average? It can only lead to the demise of the soul. I'm blessed to do what I love and so I love what I do; and in this organic process, passion stitches success.

Introducing my blog- a platform to explore all the things I'm passionate about, to share my writing, my favourite quotes, my adventures and to inspire you to give your passion purpose and do what you love. Life is too short to do anything for money or status.

Money will always be made, but you cannot put a price on happiness. As someone I used to know once taught me, and this has rung true, find what you want to do, and then find out how you’re going to fund it.

Finance is not all that is necessary when fuelling a dream.

 This is my absolute favourite quote by Maya Angelou, whom I had the pleasure of meeting whilst I was living in New York. This is the mantra by which I try to live. 
"People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
She has inspired me for years and I cannot translate into words the incredible honour I felt attending a private soiree in her home.

Picture this, Maya Angelou's triple story multi-coloured home in Harlem, the likes of George Faison,of Firehouse fame,and Saundra Parks for company; and the irrepressible inspiration that is Maya singing "When the saints go marching in."

An unforgettable experience, I was truly at a loss for words (which does NOT happen to me) She is an Icon and living testament to the fact that passion nurtures success. It's no wonder that Oprah is inspired by her.

Till next time, paint every day with passion and reap the rewards of the difference it will make.



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Comment by alexandra avgitidis on April 10, 2012 at 12:28
Taryn,that is beautifully written and your words have touched me. I look forward to reading all your blogs:)brilliant
Comment by Sam Lin on April 10, 2012 at 12:29

well done Taryn!! beautifully put it , stunning,xx

Comment by Cover Girl on April 10, 2012 at 12:36

Love the quote by Maya Angelou...great blog

Comment by Beth Seagal on April 10, 2012 at 13:03


Comment by Nomsa Kagiso on April 10, 2012 at 16:17

Excited to read more of your blogs:) welcome to the fundi's

Comment by Shaamila Cassim on April 10, 2012 at 20:50

Taryn, you are all that and more! looking foward to reading more!

Comment by Socratis Avgitidis on April 10, 2012 at 22:46

Love the name! Good Luck Taryn:)

Comment by melpo theodorou on April 11, 2012 at 13:39
There is nothing I admire more in a person, than a person who speaks their truth. I am happy that our paths have crossed, you remind my soul to smile.
Comment by Paulo Do Carmo on April 17, 2012 at 15:18

"Passionista" - what a word!

Comment by Taryn Louch - passionista on April 18, 2012 at 10:23

Thank you so much to all of you for your beautiful comments...I am so touched. Loading my latest blog - please have a read and let me know what you think*

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