I woke up feeling intense anxiety today. The kind that leaves my heart racing, my head spinning and my hands shaking. I’m not here to preach ‘simple solutions’ or ‘quick fixes’ to what is a very complex and personal problem, but I wanted to share what’s working for me, in case you need a bit of help today, too.
They say the only way you truly grow is when you step outside of your comfort zone. I did that recently, and no prizes for guessing that it taught me a lot. Mostly: self-doubt can do one. I’m so over feeling shit about myself.
My anxiety is preventing me from attending Freelance Heroes Day this year, but I’ll be there in spirit. This is my apology, my promise and my plan. I’ll be there in person next year. Just you wait and see.
I asked for advice from women in business to celebrate International Women’s Day 2018. From finding your tribe to charging what you’re worth, these 16 online business owners have learnt from experience.
Let’s talk about International Women’s Day for freelancers, shall we? Because we’re forging our own paths and building flexible careers for ourselves, where they didn’t always exist before.
I asked freelancers and small business owners on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn which is their favourite platform when it comes to social media for business, and why.