8 Things They Don’t Tell You About Working From Home

Before I began working from home last year, I had no idea what I was in for. All I knew was that I couldn’t stand working in an office any longer and I wanted to be at home, comfy in my pyjamas, tapping on my laptop in bed. Now, with more of us than everContinue reading “8 Things They Don’t Tell You About Working From Home”

Is Our Productivity to the Detriment of Our Mental Health?

If there’s one thing this pandemic has taught us, it’s that remote working really works. As a freelancer, I learnt the hard way that if I was going to earn money, I needed to work pretty damn hard for it. No more twiddling my thumbs, watching the hours roll by, and no more steady monthlyContinue reading “Is Our Productivity to the Detriment of Our Mental Health?”

5 Ways to Stay Focused When Working From Home

I think we’ve all come to realise that whilst there are many advantages, remote working isn’t without its own unique challenges — and it can be a difficult adjustment to channel the same level of focus we might have in an office environment. As someone who made the transition by choice, and with plenty ofContinue reading “5 Ways to Stay Focused When Working From Home”

From Full-Time to Freelance: Why You Should Do It Too

It wasn’t so long ago that freelancing wasn’t taken too seriously. It was seen more as a side hustle, or a non-secure career choice. And then a worldwide pandemic hit — and everything changed. It turned out that Karen’s 9-5 office job, that she’d been working in for the last ten years, bringing in aContinue reading “From Full-Time to Freelance: Why You Should Do It Too”

The Beginner’s Guide to Going Self-Employed

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been speaking to people who are considering the leap into the self-employed lifestyle — but they’re not quite there yet. Mostly, they’re scared. Scared of the unknown and whether it’s a sustainable idea. Whether they’ll make enough money. And ultimately, whether it’s the right thing for them to do.Continue reading “The Beginner’s Guide to Going Self-Employed”