5 Rules for Breaking Out of Self-Imposed Life Imprisonment

You and I are responsible for whether we live our lives in freedom and liberty, or whether we live a life constrained by the chains of self-imposed imprisonment. We cannot blame our parents, our education, our country our politicians or anyone else for the state we are in. We must stand up and fight like a full grown man or woman, by taking our life in both hands, and grabbing what it has to offer us … [Read more...]

Freelancing Dreams vs. Freelancing Reality

Whether we want to admit it, or not, most of us started out with some preconceived notions of what freelancing would be like for us. Sometimes those notions were based on hours of solid research. We read blogs from freelancers. We bought "how-to" books. We connected with freelancers through social media and took careful note of what they had to say. Other times those preconceptions were simply based on our … [Read more...]

The Freelancer’s Bucket List

In the 2007 film, The Bucket List, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman star as two terminally ill men who escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die. In the process, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find the joy in life. Their list of things to do before they "kick the bucket" helps them approach their final days with a new … [Read more...]