Category: Freelancer tips

Setting and maintaining boundaries as a freelancer

If we’re full time freelance and work from home, it can easily take over our lives if we’re not careful. This can eat into our free time and headspace, damage relationships and eventually lead to burnout. Read on for some tips on how to set and maintain healthy boundaries as a freelancer. Full article on […]

Leapers: Supporting the mental health of the self-employed

With over 2m people freelancing in the UK, more people are turning to working for themselves, but what impact might that have on your mental health, and what things do you need to consider when you’re freelancing to make sure you can work well? We asked Matthew Knight from community support group Leapers – to share his […]

The ethics of ‘faking it until you make it’

I’ve seen many sources encourage us to ‘fake it until we make it’ in a new career path or when starting a business. If they’re selling coaching/ebooks or ‘growth hacking’ their startup or social media account this kind of advice is especially common. There are some ethical issues around this attitude though – both for […]