I've done a bit of stuff like this, and yeah, pushing too hard is a huge risk.
Could you scale back your full-time job? Ask to be part-time?
Thanks for the reply, Ben!
Scaling back my full-time job is not an option, unfortunately.
In fact I'm mostly looking for a way to make money on my free time, that's why I thought about freelancing. The alternative would be to try to make money with my own side projects (eventually) but I believe they're not the right kind of projects for that.
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