Be Prepared for Slow Times

There may be times when business is slow or comes to a halt, either because you wanted it that way or because there is going to be a month or two when people just aren’t buying whatever services you are selling. Perhaps you get injured, your life partner gets laid Continue Reading

Get Out and Do Things

Getting out to do things is as important a part of life as family, friends, and working toward career goals. It is not good to stay inside all the time, even though some winters are so bad you can’t help it. I know. I have asthma, and extreme cold keeps Continue Reading

Take Breaks

It is important not to get so into your work that you do not take breaks throughout the day, week, month, and year. Every person needs at least a few minutes here and there to rejuvenate, mentally and emotionally, physically, personally, and for work. Doing so will put you in Continue Reading

Don’t be too Hard on Yourself

As a freelancer, it becomes evident that you are not always going to get what you want. Things are not always going to go as planned. You are not always going to be able to pull everything off, like getting dinner on the table for your family when the deadline Continue Reading

Healthy Freelancer Recipe: Banana Chip Trail Mix

Winter is certainly upon us. Here in Maine, we have had a blizzard and a few other storms as of late. With the holidays over, many of us are feeling a bit sluggish. We over-ate, and are not necessarily happy with ourselves about. Simple snacks, rather than sugar and grain-ridden Continue Reading

Do You Munch on Food When Writing?

I used to do this much more than I do now. And, when I do, I try to keep it healthy. But I used to eat chips, cookies, whatever was convenient. It was really just mindless snacking, usually because the food was close by. I wasn’t even always hungry. Being Continue Reading

Healthy Freelancers’ Recipe: Kohlrabi and Summer Squash Salad

March is upon us, and spring is almost here. For many of us, this means a change to eating lighter, healthier. Salads are a great way to start. There are so many combinations, incorporating fruits, vegetables, and protein sources. Some salads (sides) are simple affairs with greens and a few Continue Reading

Healthy Freelancers’ Recipe: Smoothies!

Smoothies are one of my favorite snack items. They are easy to create with a few simple ingredients. Do not take much time, and can be made in a small blender for just one serving. The basic premise is: Liquid: Coconut or almond milk, or water. fruit: Banana, oranges, or Continue Reading

My Top 10 Tips for the Freelance Writer

  Freelance writing is not always easy. It can be time consuming, and sometimes we may not know where to go from the point we are at. The important thing is to keep going. Here are my top 10 tips to help you along your way: Write first. Spend the Continue Reading

I Have A Secret

  We all have at least one, right? A secret. We don’t share it with anyone. Or maybe we share the secret with a select few. I am going to share a secret with you. I sometimes have no motivation write. No motivation to do so at all. Why? For Continue Reading