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 […]

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 […]

Why freelancers need to create an environment of transparency, and not just around pay

“I once shared information with a freelancer group about a company who routinely paid my invoices late,” she recalls. “They found out and ghosted me out of the blue, which put a big dent in my earnings that year. But I’m glad I did it, because other freelancers wouldn’t have known to avoid working with them.” Let’s all try to be a bit more like Jessica

How to detach your self-worth from your work

When you wear every hat needed for your business to succeed, it’s difficult to let your head get a rest. This is only made worse if you are defined by your KPI’s. So how do you keep your work and your self-worth separate?

How to Switch Off

When you’re a freelancer, that means you can literally aspend all of your time working. How do you avoid that?