You don't get paid for the fun part
No matter what you do and how much you love it, if it’s a job, it is work. You don’t get paid for the fun part, you get paid for doing the stuff that requires all your effort. It’s important to keep that in mind.From Being Average is being ok by Masha
I've been following this fashion blog for some time, mainly because I like the style and the posts that are not directly related to fashion, but more the journey. To be honest, fashion still doesn't really interest me and I doubt it ever will.
I can recommend the read, because it's actually a really healthy post, that speaks for personal happiness, rather than the pursuit of happiness through extreme achievements.
On the post itself: I completely agree, you don't get paid for the fun parts (for the most), but some of the work can feel like play, when you're working in the field that you love. I would still encourage people to try to work in their dream profession, but at all cost.