What do you want to be when you grow up? The age old question, it's what people have been asking us since before we even knew what it meant. I wanted to be a vet, a marine biologist, a politician, a lawyer, a photographer, a video editor, a stunt woman; not to mention the dreams of becoming a public speaker, an author, a therapist, a life coach, and so on. It's always been my dream to help my fellow humans, my brothers and sisters, in whatever way possible. There's a longing
Work. School. Cubicle. Classroom. Responsibilities. Fears. Plans. Insecurities. Expectations. Schedules. The list goes on. Where does that leave us? Where and when between all of that do we take time to feed our souls, our spirits, our hearts? Food on the table, a roof over your head, money in the bank, all important of course, but where does that leave our actual existence? Exhausted, frustrated, sick, sad, all the while mulling over the thoughts why is this happening to me
Had the honor and the opportunity to answer some questions and be featured in LACS Life's article on becoming a Self Trained Video Editor. I'm so grateful to have been given an opportunity to share some of my unseen journey to becoming a successful editor and freelance artist. I'm truly honored and I love how this turned out! Long hours, free work, frustration, not enough time, and so many other factors are the unseen and unsung song of freelance and self taught professions.
People say, "Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life". I believe that's true, but there are underlying trepidations that should be acknowledged when pursuing what you love most as a career. For one, a big one I think, and I believe most would agree, when you become a professional at what you love, we often start to get lost in the money and success aspect of our craft, and forget the reason why we do it in the first place.. it's what we LOVE! When you start