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5 ways to pursue a passion project while working a full-time job

5 Of 7 Rule

Instead of committing to yourself to work your passion project every day, try to give it 5 days in a week, or even fewer, for a better success rate.

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Discover your passion

In order to be able to be happy, one should do what he or she likes as work. However, not always what we are drawn to can bring us money.

If you are willing to pursue your hobby and make profit out of it, you should first make sure that doing what you like can actually help you live a decent life. Therefore, if you do have a hobby, you might want to consider checking out if there is a real market for it. For almost everything that is well presented there can be a market. So go on and take your chance!

Decide on a field

Once you have committed to turning your passion into something profitable, the next step is to carefully research the options: check if there is a real demand for your offer, have a a look at what competition has to offer, etc.

Furthermore, maybe the most important is to find ways to innovate. This way, you will develop your competitive spirit and gain clients while learning to become better in the chosen field.

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Playing Puzzles

Puzzle games and crosswords are both good mind stimulators and can improve your brain power, confidence, and self-esteem.

Their inherent attractiveness lies in the fact they are challenging. Solving puzzles makes your brain work continuously, thus making you push the limits of your intellect.

Artwork

A hobby that you can pursue in a relaxed and non-competitive environment opens up the creative windows of your mind. 

Try something like embroidery instead of the usual paintings and water-color drawings.