What If My Passion is a No Go Zone?
What's a girl to do when the career choice she loves just can't foot her bills? Or what if new passion costs too darned much in additional training and equipment? Twenty something often find themselves pining for castles in the air that just can't be real for the moment. Tabitha a copy writer, for instance, discovered photography, seven years ago, nut felt it couldn't pursue it every time i tried shooting i felt this fire in me u was happy- even ecstatic what i was doing. But since I was already in advertising, I thought of it as just a hobby I felt I wasn't equipped and i had to find my niche," she shares. Instead of mourning unfulfilled dreams, find ways to pursue your passion. Get a grip plan: Keep your day job but get any training you can afford. Donellan has one word for you: "bridgework'" Stocker and Wilner expound, its what to need to do to get from here to turn your passion into a career knowing that you are on a path toward a better job will make your current job bearable." Tabitha is now finishing a photography course at foreign university. Grab any opportunity you can get to keep practicing your passion... Even if you do it gratis. I did volunteer work for NGO's took photos of family and friends and gave this as presents, and accepted small assignments in the name of 'friendship,' aka free," chuckles Tabitha. "eventually, some shots i dud for my advertising client were published in a center spread article. I was referred by friends to other clients." Find "Projects that help move you forward," advises Marcia Wieder in Making Your Dreams Come True. Translate your passion into something concrete, no matter how small. Tabitha volunteered at an orphanage for five years to prefer herself to go into child photography. "It thought me to be more patient with kids." she shares.