7 Top Freelancing Secrets to Help You Balance Your Freelancing Work and Your Life

We freelancers seem to crave work/life balance. In fact, the hope for a better work/life balance is one of the main reasons many of us become freelancers. Achieving a better work/life balance may even be the reason that you became a freelancer. It's a common goal for many freelancers. And, of course, a good work/life balance can be a difficult goal to reach. One thing is well known. The lack of a … [Read more...]

How to Fit Freelancing Into the Rest of Your Life

Freelancing is not just a job, it's a lifestyle. You've probably heard that statement before, and in a sense, it's true. But lifestyle or not, one of the biggest struggles that freelancers face is balancing work and life. This is ironic, because the search for work/life balance is one of the primary motivators that drives many to freelancing. Is work/life balance really possible? The answer is … [Read more...]

3 Tips to Help Your Family Benefit from Your Freelancing at Home

One of the prime benefits of working at home as a freelancer is the ability to engage with your family in ways you never can working elsewhere. Ironically, this can also become detrimental to your family relationships if you have workaholic tendencies or take on projects that require extremely long hours and make you even more unavailable than if you were working a 9 to 5 job. Balancing your work at home … [Read more...]

How to Keep Working at Home from Destroying Your Life

[tweetmeme]One of the main reasons I became a full-time freelancer was the freedom I thought it would give me in creating my own hours and working at home. It’s the dream, right? Sleep late, work in your pajamas, shave far less often, and decide when you are or are not going to be busy. Anyone who has taken on this “dream” quickly realizes that it’s not that simple. Client meetings and deadlines, the … [Read more...]