Posts tagged Journal
Freelance Files: Finding Work, Am I Good Enough? (Part 3)

The phrase ‘Do the next right thing’ is often used in recovery programs, but as a Freelancer, it’s a useful tool when it comes to feeling a little overwhelmed by the tasks that lay ahead.

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Question: Are You Burnout?

Burnout is a real problem.

I suffered from it. Many others have too. It was one of the reasons I started Methodical. Work & one’s social lives are now intertwined, which can be a good thing, or the complete opposite.

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Freelance Files: Finding work, Am I Good Enough? (Part 2)

So, it’s been more than a month since my last post for Methodical (it’s even changed its name!) & as I sit down to write this entry, the self-discipline angel on my shoulder is politely reminding me to get on with it.

Since then, the creative but strict voice inside my head has been much quieter than it was during my initial period of freelance productivity.

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Top Tips: Coffee - The Beautiful Corrupting Liquid of The Saints (But is there an Alternative?)

I am a Coffee fiend; most will say that they aren’t the nicest before their morning French Press… I’m positive I am the spawn of Asmodeus before I have had my morning brew (or third… it depends entirely on how late I went to bed the night before!). So, I am acutely aware of my addiction and how it impacts my life and work.
No project can start without a piping cup of the stuff in hand. It is simultaneously a blessing and a curse. My thoughts have even been immortalised in a quote from a dear friend of mine… I think it quite accurately sums up my relationship with the bean.

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Freelance Files: Finding work, Am I Good Enough? (Part 1)

Thankfully, in recent times, there has been an increase in awareness around self-care and dealing with mental health issues. Personally, and openly, I have been dealing with my own depression at the same time as trying to carve a different path for myself. Across three different blog posts for The Study Room London, I am going to talk about different aspects of the freelance environment and how each one impacts on mental health.

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