if you’re truly interested in it — an art form or skill, another language, a stronger, healthy body, or mind, a trade, fixing an engine, travel, coding, reading more books, sailing, film stunts, special fx makeup, building CG worlds, scoring like John Williams, writing a script or novel — make it a part of your life, or it’ll remain apart from it….
i love learning. when i look at the ways i spend much of my time, it’s on youtube, listening to podcasts, audiobooks, some reading, exploring somewhere new, or looking closer at somewhere old… discovery is ever in waiting, everywhere….
“Your job is your side project.” a good perspective.
it’s a fairly common and repeating theme as we delve time and again into the creative life – or whatever we’re building, aspiring and moving toward – while we expend countless hours and energetic resources working a job to maintain a semblance of support for ourselves…and very likely a family….