Sit or Stand? Or Both?

I’m sure you’ve read the reports indicating how bad it is for you to sit at a desk all day. Writer’s are guilty of this, for sure. I have a desk job at the inn where I work, plus I write, sometimes for hours a day. How about you? How much sit-down time are you clocking in a day? Include in this count time spent in vehicles, watching television, and eating meals, and you can see how all that time sitting is adding up each day. Continue Reading

Healthy Freelancer’s Recipe: Simple Smoothie

I don’t know about you, but I’m not feeling the greatest after the holidays. I need to get back to my healthy eating strategy, so I’ve been working on that this week. Continue Reading

Why Taking A Break Never Fails

I might go all day, forgetting to eat and exercise. Forgetting to relax. Other times, I work so many days in a row, that, even though I’m breaking for meals and walks, I never feel rested. On these days, I’m generally working from the time I get up until late Continue Reading

What does the New Year Symbolize?

I scheduled this article for earlier in the month, but I wanted to think about the subject a bit more before writing. To think about what this year really means for me, and what it might mean for others. You learn things over time. Like, what is truly important to Continue Reading

Healthy Freelancer’s Recipe: Turkey Soup for the Crock-Pot

With the colder weather, we tend to cook more time consuming and heartier meals. Using a crock-pot allows us to cook all day without standing over the stove and basting meat every hour or so. Simply throw the ingredients into the crock, cover, and slow cook all day. And you Continue Reading

Benefits Of Working Outside

Have I mentioned that I love taking my work outside? I do. I love being out in the fresh air. Unfortunately, I rent. My neighbors don’t stop to think that I may be too busy to hang out when they notice me out there typing away. So I cannot work Continue Reading

Healthy Freelancer’s Recipe: Fruit Infused Water

It is important that we have enough energy each day to keep up with all we have to accomplish. Fruits add much needed nutrients to any diet. From Vitamin C to Potassium, you can’t go wrong if you have at least one a day. The Myriad of nutrients protect our Continue Reading

Go on a Personal & Creativity Retreat

Not that you really have to go anywhere, I plan to take mine right at home – and in the general area. Or, if you prefer, a trip away from home would also be wonderful.  I was filling out my notebook, reading on Leonie Dawson’s blog, when I came across Continue Reading

Healthy Freelancers’ Recipe: Food Platters

These platters were created for a crowd of people, but would make excellent trays to eat off for a good portion of a week. Pick whatever you like, making more than one option if you prefer. Each time you eat, be sure to consume both vegetables/fruits with a protein source Continue Reading

Healthy Freelancer’s Recipe: Cinnamon-Coconut Fruit Salad

Nutrition is important for the freelancer. We have to have the energy to get through each day, so we can accomplish as much as possible. What we consume, along with some type of fitness routine, will help keep us at our best. The Cinnamon-Coconut Fruit Salad is healthy and refreshing. Continue Reading