writing

 

A couple weeks ago I was discussing how I am unsure of what I am going to do in the future. I was having issues with discovering something I can do and love at the same time when it comes to an occupation. Business management was on my mind for years but I have come to find business is not all legit as its told to be. There is a high chance that writing will be my new discovered passion.

Just like running, I always disliked writing. It wasn’t that I couldn’t, I was just lazy. Ever since this blog was created and I did a word count, it blew my mind. Looking back in school times a 300 word assignment would make me sigh. In this blog I have currently cranked out 15,000+ words. I am aware that my writing skills are not perfect as well as I am just story telling of my life.

If I can go from dreading 300 words to doing 1000+ no issue, it is for sure a hidden interest. In my experiences of reading “Outliers” by  Malcolm Gladwell; it taught me that anyone who has done something great invested atleast 10,000 hours. There are good chances my hobby of writing can start clocking hours. Not only can this build an occupation for me, its very relaxing to do so.

Some days its hard to think about something to write about. Other days, I have so many ideas that I am not sure where to start. I would prefer if I can spread my ideas out over time so that I don’t burn out. Irregardless of my scheduled flow, it would be wise to write when something is fresh in my mind. Once I start it runs smooth no issues.

Good ol’ Wiki: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, Csíkszentmihályi outlines his theory that people are happiest when they are in a state of flow— a state of concentration or complete absorption with the activity at hand and the situation. It is a state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter.

“Optimal Experience” as described above occurs when I write. It would be great if this is for sure what I am going to do in life. UCF planning is occurring now and I need a major to declare. I wouldn’t mind considering a degree in English if this is the last path in my constant trial and effect processes.

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