Beadwork and writing — two of my most beloved crafts — are taking a back seat to the more pressing question of self-sufficiency and personal financial independence. I have decided on a career path, finally; but what place do these things I now call, “hobbies,” have in my life?
I reason to myself that selling handmade beadwork is not a viable route to economic self-sufficiency in my local culture, and begin to outline what I will do with my time and energy from this point forward.
There are some things you learn from school, some from life, and some by practice. One of the things I have learned from going through my education is: there are things in this world more important than grades. Things like emotional well-being, and balance between coursework and life. (Is it better to enjoy the limitedContinue reading “Wow, that’s…instructive.”