World Mental Health Day: Freelancers and Mental Health

Last week was World Mental Health Day, so it seems like a pertinent time to talk about freelancers and mental health. At any one time, one in six people suffer from a mental health problem, and freelancers particularly seem to struggle with specific issues such as isolation. So today, we’ll look at the issues and … More World Mental Health Day: Freelancers and Mental Health

What Are the Downsides of Freelancing?

At A Freelance Life, we’re all about enjoying the benefits of freelancing! But it’s also important to occasionally consider the negatives of freelancing so we can develop ways to overcome them. Today, we’ll look at the potential downsides of freelancing and some solutions to these issues… 1.      Finding clients One of the major negatives of … More What Are the Downsides of Freelancing?

Is Freelancing Lonely, and How Can Freelancers Avoid Becoming Isolated?

With the rise of freelancing, it seems like self-employment makes the news every week. Last week, the freelancing headline was “One can be the loneliest number”. The article was based on a recent survey by Epson EcoTank of 1000 freelancers on the pros and cons. Potential loneliness is certainly something to consider as a freelancer, … More Is Freelancing Lonely, and How Can Freelancers Avoid Becoming Isolated?