It seems like I am not the only one as more and more millennials are turning to freelancing.

As a tutor and budding writer during the past one year or so, I have had my fair share of triumphs and disappointments. So, I thought it would be good for me to share some of my insights so that people pondering on making this switch can have a better understanding of this life before making the leap.

Upsides:

1. Reduced commute

It appears that commuting to work is the main culprit of unhappiness at work. Many can attest to that. Whether it’s being unable to squeeze into the packed train, missing a bus or (horror of all horrors) a traffic jam/train fault, many would feel anxious if they could potentially end up late for work.

As a freelancer working on specific projects, commute is generally reduced. For example, right now, I …