A pharse used to describe a person who does what they love no matter how unpreductive or unsuccessful they are. This passion often leads to employment, homelessness and eventually the loss of sanity.
Dwayne: Shane, you going to school?
Dwayne: oh, you're just working?
Dwayne: sorry to hear that man.
Shane: well i'm still playing puck. i'm top five in points for two of my mens league teams. no biggie.
Dwayne: just living the dream eh?