Looking After Your Mental Health as a Freelancer

Looking After Your Mental Health as a Freelancer

Freelancing is where it’s at! There are too many benefits to list in this short article, but personally I thrive on the lows as well as the highs… That’s not to say that I haven’t had times in the past when I’ve suffered from anxiety, frustration and other unpleasant episodes. Times when I’ve had no … Read more

How to Stop Procrastinating When Freelancing

How to Stop Procrastinating When Freelancing

It happens to the best of us. There are tasks and things you should be working on, but you’ve ended up organising your emails unnecessarily; scrolling through social media and commenting on a video post about a possible alien discovered in someone’s fridge; falling down some other irrelevant internet rabbit hole…or just gazing out of … Read more

The Negative Effects of Procrastination

The Negative Effects of Procrastination

The negative effects of procrastination are varied, ranging from minor, such as missing a deadline, to major, such as a failed business. The reasons for procrastination are varied too, and are different from person to person. It may be due to fears we don’t acknowledge or are unaware of… It may be simply a lack … Read more

What To Do When Freelance Work Dries Up

What To Do When Freelance Work Dries Up

The vast majority of freelancers experience dry spells, especially at the beginning of their freelancing adventure. It can be scary, but those who keep their business for the long term find their way through this and live to tell the tale. Some (maybe most…) freelancers continue to experience dry spells. However, there are ways of … Read more

Important financial records to keep as a freelancer

Important financial records to keep as a freelancer

Keeping track of your finances as a freelancer is vital, and a core consideration in your business. There are 3 central ‘departments’ for your business – all of which are fundamental to your success – and they contain within them every facet of your business. They are Marketing, Operations, and Finance. Here we look at … Read more