It’d been coming since this time last year. Rediscovering my love for writing meant a stake in my actual work, which was my second passion. It also means I’m on the hunt to look for work outside the gym atmosphere to fund my dream of becoming an indie-author, freelance writer, and virtually as Derek Haines coins, the Authorpreneur. The benefits in working my current gig have been tremendous regarding pursuing my passion for writing, including flexible scheduling, working on my writing and research from an office while on my downtime in the middle of the day, and remaining for the most part stress free.
For those of you following My Freedom Flame, you know by now a few things about how to pursue your passion, but you also know about my own passion and issues I hold close which inspire me to make a gradual, yet progressive switch from personal trainer to full-time writer.
2017 was quite the whirlwind, but it taught me numerous valuable lessons when it came to pursuing my writing while trying to work full-time as a personal trainer. I’ll be the first to tell you, and others around you in any field will say financial situations can become dire.
Critique is for the Strong-Willed Individual Looking to Partake in Positive Change
As a writer who’s looking to launch a career as an indie author in addition to my full-time career as a fitness trainer, critique is a blessing as I venture into the unknown world of writing. For someone balancing a few passions, I want to give a few tips regarding things I’ve learned since graduating high school in 2009.
Critique is for a strong-willed individual looking to partake in positive change. If you believe improvement is an ongoing process, this brief article is worth your time. Improvement is something we all hate to admit but need, and the further we come to this realization, the more we will improve in our passions and our lives.
I’ll Never be an Expert
I’ll never be an expert in the writing and fitness game. Sure, I may have the ability to…
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Many stagnate in pursuit of passion because their sense of urgency is lacking. They lay out a five-year plan, or someday they'll be this, or someday they'll be that. Look, someday will come only when you buckle down and work toward your passion each day in the present.