The word freelance is becoming more and more popular nowadays and is gaining a much broader sense of interest than it had a couple of years ago. Some people still ask: what is freelance? who are these freelancers and what they do?.
At some point, every independent creative asks himself where to find clients. You probably already have some work that you did before, and with that, you can build a portfolio. Or you may know which design area and direction you want to take. That's where you can start your search process.
We as people can sometimes find it difficult to read negative feedback about the work or project we poured our time and soul into, especially when we could have spent that time with friends or family or on other activities.