They say that ignorance is bliss, but, “they” (whoever they are) are wrong. Ignorance is fear – fear of facing what needs to be addressed.
For example, is it easier for you to not face the fact that you have more debt than assets, (not including your mortgage) which really means you are broke? Yes BROKE.
Is it easier for you to remain in your current job than to truly define your purpose and do what you are passionate about?