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

Are You Stuck?

I think we all feel stuck sometimes. A lack of motivation. Why does this happen? Maybe because we need to slow down, smell the roses, enjoy that cup of tea while looking out the window. Maybe this happens because we aren’t giving ourselves enough of a break. It is important 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

Keep Moving Forward

Do you ever feel like you’ll never be as successful as you want? Completely overwhelmed with everything you have taken on? Like you have taken on too much? If so, maybe it is time to sit back, reevaluate your priorities, make a plan, and then move forward. Are you ready? 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 Some Downtime

Downtime is important for you, your business, and your creative mind. Taking time away from your freelance business provides your body and your mind with the break needed to rest and rejuvenate. How long should downtime be? That depends on you. First, consider taking at least one day off each Continue Reading

Take a Personal Day!

My last post centered on vacation time necessary to keep our minds clear and focused. Freelancers should also schedule a personal day once every month or two. This day will allow you to focus on other things in your life that need to be done, or may be used as Continue Reading

Mental Health Days

We all have to do it sometime, no matter what we do for a living. We must take a mental health day. A day to relax. To not have to work. To not have to think about how we can expand on our careers. What is done with this day Continue Reading

Combining Exercise, Meditation and Good Nutrition

It is not difficult for the freelancer to live a healthy lifestyle by combining exercise with meditation and good nutrition. Doing so will ensure that you stay fit, or that you lose needed weight and tone up your body and mind. Take an evening when you can sit and relax Continue Reading