Inspiration Post: Find Your Groove

Sometimes it’s difficult to determine what you want to do with you life. There’s endless options, but seems as if it’s not enough time. We feel rushed to jump into a career field that’s supposed to make us happy because of the amount of money being made. In the words of Bob Marley, “Money can’t buy life.” What good is a job if you can’t be happy doing it? How can you provide the best service possible if you don’t want to be there?

I’ve tried many career fields over time and many hobbies that I turned out to be quite good at. Hit me with a medical question and I’ll answer it with no problem, T-shirt making with silk screens was a breeze, and the list goes on. Although I was good at it, I didn’t have a passion for it. I’ve always wanted to walk to the beat of my own drum at my own pace. Ownership is the key in the end.

That led me to something I enjoyed and didn’t know it. I’m a book nerd who has discovered a love for writing. Some days I can write and never get tired, but then there’s days where I don’t want to think about writing a thing. That’s part of the beauty of independence. I don’t answer to anyone and don’t feel forced to push out anything.

I released my first book last year which was a fantasy called Lemuria: The Return Home by K. Nicole. Now although it didn’t do as well as I’d like, it gave me that experience and a idea of how to move forward. I’m sitting on a few rough drafts that’s waiting to be polished up and enhancing my writing skills through my blog. They’ll release when it’s meant for the world to see them. If my time is up before then, I know those that support me will unveil them for me.

I’m in a good place right now. I could’ve easily signed with a publisher already and feel as if I’m pumping out books on an assembly line, but where is the fun in that? I don’t saw that to down anyone with a publisher because some people actually enjoy pushing out books that quickly and I even thought about it for myself at one point, but it’s just not for me. I will take my time and grind in a way that sits well in my spirit.

So I say this to say, no matter how long it take you, you will find your groove. Don’t be in such a rush to pick a career or hobby just because society deems that you should be in a certain place in life because of your age. You’ll know what’s meant for you when you actually enjoy what you’re doing and it doesn’t feel like mandatory work. Just look at me up at 5 a.m. getting my thoughts out without feeling forced. I found my groove and now perfecting it. Make sure you find yours and live life!

5 thoughts on “Inspiration Post: Find Your Groove

  1. Big big big snaps! I agree…I remember when I used to feel I wasn’t doing enough in life, but I thought to myself. I’ve accomplished a lot. I used to think I don’t have this or that yet, and for the most part I felt that way because of how society puts it, you should be here in your 20’s and here in your 30’s which is not necessarily true. Not everyone will run the same race, for some of us, the finish line will appear just when we need it to. The tortoise and the hare really is a true story of life. I’ll be the tortoise any day, at least I’ll know I didn’t miss anything on my way to the finish line.

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    1. You’re welcome and thank you. Give yourself time. You’ll know when it feels right to do what you need to do. Society had me all messed up thinking because I’m 31 I needed to be at a certain place in my life. I had to tell myself I’ve accomplished so much and in this space right now is where I’m learning to move forward. There’s been ups and downs, but each one has taught a different lesson.

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