Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Freelancers deal with a lot of stress. When you freelance, there's a lot that can go wrong. And when something goes wrong that often means we don't get paid. So, it's no wonder that many of us struggle with worry. Recently, though, I've realized that much of what I worry about isn't really worth my worry. I seem to worry equally about minor issues and things that I can't control. From what I can tell, … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Zap Freelancing Stress Now

Freelancers may have escaped office politics to pursue what we love from the comfort of their homes… or the nearest coffee shop. But that does not make us immune from stress. In fact, if anything, life as a freelancer can be just as stressful--or even more so--than life as an employee. When business is bad, we worry about bills, what we'll feed our children next week, or where our next client is going to … [Read more...]

How to Overcome Freelancing Stress

There's no doubt about it. Freelancing can be stressful. If you're busy, then there are deadlines and demanding clients to deal with. If you're not busy, then there could be financial worries and the stress of finding your next paying project. Add the administration tasks of your business to all of that, and you can see why most freelancers face a good deal of stress. Of course, most freelancers have a … [Read more...]