With much of the nation working from home while self-isolating or social distancing due to coronavirus, it’s really important that we look after our mental health and emotional wellbeing—especially as this is a difficult and troubling time when our mental health may suffer. So here are ten tips on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing while working from home… … More 10 Tips to Look After Your Mental Health and Wellbeing While Working from Home
It’s that wonderful time of year when you get to catch up with family and friends, consume copious amounts of extravagant food, and attend countless social gatherings. But freelancers can find themselves camped behind the laptop until Christmas Eve. To ensure you have a jolly time this festive period, here are our top 5 tips to have a happy freelance Christmas! … More How to Have a Happy Freelance Christmas
We compare money, the job, and the working environment to assess the key differences between the employed life and the freelance life… … More Employee vs. Freelancer: What’s the Difference?
Every month, we’ll interview a successful freelancer to give you insider insights. Last month, you saw what I do as a freelance editor. Today, we’re pleased to be joined by writer and speaker Sally Jenkins, so you can find out about the life of a published author, freelance writer, and public speaker… … More Insider Interview: A Published Writer & Speaker
If there’s a million-dollar question about freelancing, this would probably be it! Is freelancing worth the effort, the risk, and the time? Let’s weigh it up… … More Is Freelancing Worth the Risk?
Last month, we had our first ever freelance insider interview. Today, I thought I’d turn the camera on myself so to speak, so you can find out what I do aside from running A Freelance Life. … More Insider Interview: A Freelance Book Editor
As a freelancer, there are certain things about your working life that only make sense to other freelancers. Whether it’s working from home, taking on too much work, or having an irregular income, there are common things that us freelancers identify with. Since it’s Monday and nobody likes Mondays, let’s take a look at the … More 20 Things That Only Freelancers Understand
When I tell people I’m a freelancer, I often get asked “What’s that like?” or “What’s it like being a freelancer?” Having freelanced in three different ways—as a side hustle, while travelling, and as a career choice—there’s no simple answer. But today I’ll let you in on what it’s really like to be a freelancer … More What’s It Really Like to Be a Freelancer?
As a freelancer, I hear a lot of strange things about the world of freelancing! There are some common misconceptions rolling around, which I’m going to call freelance unicorns. Of course, every freelancer is different, and your freelance life really depends on what type of freelancing you do and how you manage your work. But … More Freelance Unicorns: The Top 5 Myths about Freelancing
It’s that time of year when many of us set New Year’s Resolutions or decide our goals for the upcoming year. If you’ve been considering freelancing or starting a side hustle, 2019 might be the time to start. With a growing number of freelance jobs available and more freelancing platforms than ever, there’s an abundance … More 10 Steps to Start a Freelance Side Hustle in 2019