My 5 Lessons on Getting Organized Ater Losing a Job

This wasn’t the way I wanted to leave–certainly not without another job lined up and right after I’d just signed on for another year at my apartment. But I got out. I tried to focus on that and move on.

Taking the Day Off

Unless I have a deadline coming up, I don’t usually work weekends. Nothing for clients, no social media scheduling, not even working on my manuscript. My days off are reserved for the normal stuff people do. But sometimes we do something a little special and take a day off to go on a special adventure.

Work-Life Balance: Leaving Work at Work

I regularly go through old posts to fix any out-of-date information and prune anything that has lost its relevance or value. When I find an older story that still has something to offer, I add a short note about why it resonates with me now. This post is from when I worked full-time for aContinue reading “Work-Life Balance: Leaving Work at Work”

3 Tips for Fighting Overwhelm When Work Gets Chaotic

When you’re trying to build your brand through social media and a blog, any absence or deviation from your schedule can feel like a failure. Fortunately, there are a few small changes you can make to get back on top of things and feel less guilty when something comes along to throw off your routine.

Find Support to Protect Your Mental Health

When you have to cope with things throughout the workday that can affect your mental health, it’s important to get familiar with your usual triggers. Maybe, with a few adjustments, you can avoid some stressors altogether. But if you can’t avoid them, there’s one thing to do. Figure out the support system that works best for you and ensure you have easy access to it.

Freelancer Availability: Why Less is Better Than More

When you work as a freelancer or own a small business, sometimes it feels like you can’t stop working. You set your own availability, so why shouldn’t you always have time to work? With some slight adjustments, you can have a profitable, fulfilling freelance career without feeling like a commodity.

7 Apps to Support Mental Health

Looking after your mental health is vital, but it’s not always easy. When we feel stressed, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. To support your mental health, there are many digital tools available. Rootd  Rootd is an app designed for people who experience anxiety and panic attacks. The app includes several useful features including a breathingContinue reading “7 Apps to Support Mental Health”

Don’t Let the Void Destroy Success and Other Good Feels

For those who wonder how my actual writing is going, it’s awesome. Really. I might even start talking about it again in between posts on digital marketing. But the important thing is that things are happening. And I’m excited. Even if The Void is being loud.

Mind your mental health at work

More often than not, I see my friends and peers (especially my fellow SCAD writing grads) in the same boat: having to take on a job because, right now, it’s the only way to eat and pay the bills. Too often at the expense of mental health and well-being. The job hunt never really ends and a career as we might have imagined it rarely seems to exist.