Many people state that they have to work to earn a living, support a family, or just to stay busy. There are so many people that are just working to be working without loving what they do. Over the past twenty years, I have counseled hundreds of individuals who have for whatever reason have worked in various fields to make ends meet and not feeling fulfilled with their lives. Three big questions that one needs to ask themselves are 1) Why are you working? 2) What do you really want to do? and 3) Where do you want to do it? Once a person has the answers to these questions, then all other questions will fall into place. ie How much money will they need or want to make?
Here are two book resources for your review "Do what you are: Discover the Perferct Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type" by Paul D. Tieger & Barbara Barron and "150 Best Low-Stress Jobs" by Laurence Shatkin, PhD