My workplace is perfectly pleasant, I can't complain but I feel like my creative stimulation is getting stunted everyday. I feel like that part of my brain just sits that stagnant, unable to thrive. That's why I pour my energy into my blog, it's my creative haven and I'm so thankful for it and what I've built over the last year.
I studied film studies all through college, university then worked in the film and TV industry as a trainee editor and assistant editor (credits here) for around 6 years. It was amazing and so rewarding, I loved it but finding work for myself was tough. It just wasn't for me, I really tried to get myself out there but wasn't confident in myself or my skills to get work on my own.
I felt like I let myself down, I couldn't pursue my passion for film.
I was out of work for months and living on the breadline. I could barely afford to pay the rent. Fast forward a few years I worked in office based jobs in creative industries, with regular income, I was finally financially stable. I brought a home with my partner, I felt settled.
I have a few ideas already, this is probably the wrong timing what with the wedding coming up but you know what, no more excuses! I'm excited to pursue this dream of mine and see where it takes me. I'm not going to quit my day job just yet but I'm going to take steps to make my dream a reality.
If I fail then at least I tried.
Thank you so much for reading this long rambly post, I really hope it inspires you in a small way to really do what makes you happy. Whatever dream you have inside of you, it's never to late to make it happen!
What are your dreams?
Worth a read: How to stay focused when chasing your dream.
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