If our motivation levels didn’t rise and dive all over the place, we could get so much done all the time. Wouldn’t that be great? Unfortunately, losing motivation is a frequent challenge all creators and entrepreneurs face from time to time. But I have good news: there are a few simple things you can do at any time to increase motivation levels and fire up your passion and creativity!
10 Ways to Improve Your Self-Care Routine
A lot of us have to be reminded to put our own well-being first and take care of ourselves. Luckily, there are small activities we can easily incorporate into our day-to-day lives. In this post, I’m sharing 10 things you can do to benefit both your physical and mental well-being. You don’t have to start doing all 10 at once—adding just one activity to your self-care routine can help!
10 Ways To Prioritize Yourself With A Busy Schedule
Prioritizing yourself may go against what you’re used to hearing about how hard you need to work. However, the more you ignore the signs of possible burnout and other issues, the more damage your lifestyle will do long term.
5 Simple Ways to Recharge Positive Mindset Energy
When we think about dealing with life’s challenges, we tend to focus on preparing for them. Training your mental and emotional muscles to have a healthy response to problems when they arise is important, but …
Self-Care for the Traveling Entrepreneur
Self-care isn’t just for when you’re at home. To thrive as a traveling entrepreneur, you need to protect your mental and emotional resources.
Gratitude Exercises for a More Positive Mindset This Fall
As the end of the year draws nearer, we head into reflection season. But how often do we take the time to show gratitude for the ways we grew and learn—especially in ways we didn’t expect to?
7 Ways to Handle Stress Levels
We all get stressed from time to time and have to deal with the physical discomfort stress causes: changes in appetite, sleep patterns, and muscle soreness from tension in the back, shoulders, jaw, and neck. Not to mention the extra irritability and sensitivity to emotional triggers. Whether you’re dealing with everyday troubles, a particularly stressful period or event, or you are especially susceptible to high levels of stress—like those coping with anxiety—there are some no-cost tools at your disposal to help manage your stress.
Personal Life Challenges that can Impact Your Career
Whether you work for others at a company or you’re in your own business, there’s always a chance for something unexpected to bump you from your career’s current path. Sometimes it’s something out of your control — poor management by superiors, staff layoffs, decisions made by third-party partners, and so on. However, some factors are within your control. And ignoring them in the hopes that they’ll work themselves out isn’t an effective strategy. That sort of thinking comes from the belief that work and your career is the most important thing in your life, which is difficult to unlearn.
Learning to Cope With Anxiety in 4 Easy Steps
Anxiety is among the most common mental illnesses people struggle with at work and in their day-to-day life. Some days are harder than others, but having a coping strategy in place can make anxiety easier to live with. These four steps are a good starting place if your anxiety is at a level you’re comfortable addressing on your own.
3 Common Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace
Understanding the probable causes behind mental health distress in the workplace presents an opportunity to learn how to avoid them and protect yourself. It would help to adopt work-life balance techniques to help you through any mental health challenges.
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 …
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.