For a lot of work from home creatives, it’s challenging to recognize when we’re doing too much. Our unique ability to be self-motivated can often lead to over-committing, muddling workplace and homelife boundaries, and becoming frequently overwhelmed or burnt out.
We often hear it’s important to take breaks and seek balance, but how do you translate ideals into daily life? Today, we’ll workshop some ways to make it easier for you to take the breaks you need—and maybe even enjoy them!
After trying dozens of methods that claimed to help boost productive mojo, I came to the conclusion that motivation is my own personal Bigfoot. It may or may not be out there, but I probably won’t be gathering proof of its existence any time soon. In a sense, I’ve stopped believing.
Today I’ve collected some common myths and misconceptions about motivation for your consideration. Whether you’re a firm believer or a fellow skeptic, I hope they prove helpful as you venture ambitiously forward with your own projects and goals.
Doing business online is tricky. With scads of spammy pseudo-ads and shady-at-best businesses popping onto your feed every single day, many of us have reached a point where even mentioning our work feels like a total taboo.
I get it. You don’t want to sound like a phony door-to-door baloney salesman. But there are a few things you should know before arriving at the conclusion that promotion can only be the thinly-veiled, cheap-and-shameless variety.