why does going after your dreams feel so…
it makes you feel kinda insecure?
almost like you want to give up?
like why does that happen?
why is it when we are confronted with what we want,
or something we thought we knew we wanted,
(until we got all the logistics)
that we buckle?
it can feel like throwing it in the air,
running far away,
and never coming back.
our careers look easy in our minds,
but we have no idea the hard work that goes into it.
acting is hard work.
modelling is hard work.
rapping is hard work.
writing is hard work.
fashion is hard work.
blogging is hard work.
college is hard work.
careers are hard work.
everything requires some kind of sacrifice.
so i had to ask…
You thought it was gonna be easy, huh?…
we all want to excel in something.
we all have dreams and desires.
well i know i do.
sometimes we are gifted with the talent to do something.
like myself for instance.
i like to write,
but i never went to school for it.
i started writing at a very young age.
they were in the form of stories.
i would write scripts for my toys.
it would be an event.
i could paint vivid pictures with my words.
as the years went on,
i started writing my thoughts in a journal.
my deepest secrets about things i would never share with anyone.
well that got boring and i decided to start a blog.
“insidejamarifox.com” was born.
lets get ice cream.
the problem is when you have a talent,
and other skills that aren’t fine tuned with a formal “education”,
you can feel more pressure to make it into a career.
i ask myself all the time how can i turn my:
eye for style on men
good looking wolves
in the know when it comes to entertainment gossip
…into a lifestyle?
a “BOOM” is born so lets call oprah to tell her the good news.
i had to wonder about talent.
we all have a talent(s).
some of us developed it in school.
others developed it overtime in a bedroom.
is it better when its on a piece of paper?
or is experience a much better teacher?
some of us hate the idea of going back to school.
i know so many people with +100k in school debt,
but aren’t even using their degrees.
that is a risk all in itself.
a vast majority simply just don’t have the time anymore.
it’s much easier when you live at home with your parents.
when you have a mentally draining 9 to 5,
with rent and bills to pay,
you gotta work harder to find another way in the door.
so when you have the talent(s)…
How do you get the career?