If it doesn’t make you happy *right now* don’t do it.
Alternatively. Move thru the – sometimes necessary – hard times by getting real quiet and finding/imagining/trusting the upcoming benefit to yourself or others from that experience.
Keep checking in and be prepared to drop what you’re doing. A new upward direction can unexpectedly arise from the ‘hard times’ experience.
This is how to find alignment with your purpose.
Like they say, why swim upstream when you can just float along and enjoy the ride? Downstream is where the happiness is.