Dear Freelancer: It’s OK to Take a Day Off (And 6 Ways It Will Improve Your Career)

Dear Freelancer: It’s OK to Take a Day Off (And 6 Ways It Will Improve Your Career)

We need to manage our stress levels better as a self-employed workforce. I’ve struggled with finding balance between days off and deadlines, but have slowly discovered that the best way to get uninterrupted time away from work tasks is to…schedule time off just as I would a work task.

How I Find My Creative Flow for Optimal Writing

How I Find My Creative Flow for Optimal Writing

When I’m there, I’m there. For a writer, nothing is more satisfying than dropping into a completely calm, relaxed state of creative flow. The words…

Are You Headed for Burnout?

Burnout is real. It took a trip to the emergency room in 2016 before I realized my work-life balance needed a major calibration. Now, I…

Finding Balance in Life as an Entrepreneur

When you’re a business of one, when does the work day end, and personal life begin? It’s such a blurry line. Lately the two have…

Digital Nomad: 4 Places to Get Work Done

Sometimes no matter how much I try to focus, I simply can’t get work done in my home office. The dogs bark. The UPS man…

Avoid Writer’s Butt and Hermit Habits

If I had a nickel for every person who croons over the awesomeness of working from home, I wouldn’t need to type another paid word,…