You don't know how many times I've heard myself repeatedly tell people that freelancing is not easy.
When I tell people I am a Virtual Assistant, they automatically think I just work all day in my PJs (some days this is true... lol) however, that's not the point. Freelancing takes discipline... a lot of it! And you wear all of the hats. You are the boss, the secretary, the receptionist, the tech department, the HR department AND customer service.
You are also your own cheerleader. Your friends and family are definitely the best support group, however, you still need to motivate yourself to keep pushing.
Check out this truly inspirational story