Let’s bring back making side projects for the fun of it: not for fame or fortune or whatever else, but just pure, simple fun — as a joyful hobby.
There’s this idea that side projects should make money, get you more followers, and do more of this and that. Why waste time, money, and effort on something that won’t benefit you in some financial way in the end?
My take is, as long as you’re having fun, go for it. Side projects are worth doing in spite of, despite of, and because of what we all are going through.
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about just how much I use gadgets. I’m on my laptop pretty much the whole day. And when I’m not on my laptop, I’m on my smartphone. I’m pretty much a screen junkie, always hooked on the very thing that feeds my addiction.
I’m not alone, either. Apparently, millennials spend an average of 185 minutes every day online via mobile. More than 3 hours. Out of only 24 in a day. And that’s just on mobile.
When I’m on these gadgets I consume A LOT of content. I’m pretty much on social media every…