Why joining a coworking space can make a huge difference to your work day

In June 2016, three months after I went freelance full-time as a journalist and content marketer, I made the best decision I could’ve made at the time: I joined a coworking space in downtown Toronto. When I became a full-time freelance that year, I knew I had to choose: stay at home all day and […]

Writers beware: Avoid the content mill

Like many other freelance writers, I stumbled into the industry somewhat by accident. Before COVID-19, I had been living a cushy life abroad, basking in the satisfaction of not having to update my LinkedIn. But with the start of the pandemic, I fled back home and found myself confronted with the reality of needing to […]

Detaching self-worth from work

This second instalment of the self-worth and work topic will focus on the people who are actively working on detaching their self-worth from their work. I have struggled with this task ever since I dipped my toes into freelance journalism in 2020. I am slowly unlearning this practice, and have been doing so successfully, much […]

How to network as a freelancer in 2022

A common misconception about freelancing is that it’s only something you can do after you’ve established yourself within your industry. This is because freelancing is something many people do later on in their careers, having already worked in staff jobs and various offices. But since coronavirus has revolutionised the way we work and remote, digital […]