Career Moms: Best Strategies For Harmony
I don’t believe in balance — it implies equality among all areas of our lives, and that’s just not possible. Sick kids prevent work, big work projects can give you less time with the kids, and both kids and work can bring your social life to a halt. Harmony, on the other hand, is a real possibility. […]Read More →
Meditation For Real Life
As nice as the thought is, we can’t all head off to a meditation retreat on a beautiful California beach or in a quiet pine forest. And when we’re in the thick of raising kids, working full time (whether for ourselves or someone else), maintaining a romantic relationship, and trying to keep up something that […]Read More →
Why Did You Start Your Business?
Everything you do has a reason behind it. What was the reason behind starting your business? Do you even remember why you started your business? Why I Started My Business I took a gap year after high school that turned into several. After an early marriage and kids, I got into administrative assistant jobs and found […]Read More →
What Do You Hate Doing?
We all have something we hate doing when it comes to running our business. For me, it’s dealing with the finances. I do it because I know it’s necessary, but when the day comes that I can afford a bookkeeper or accountant, I’m outsourcing it in a second. What do you hate doing? Is it […]Read More →
How Meditation Improves Parenting
I start my day, every single day, with meditation and yoga. I used to make exceptions — if I was tired, or cramping, or sick, or had a lot to do, or traveling. But I no longer make exceptions because the benefits of these two practices are just too wonderful. Meditation is what I’m going to talk […]Read More →
What Does FULLY Living Your Life Look Like?
Most of us have a list of things we do because we have to: working, housekeeping, cooking, errands, etc. And to some degree, we do have to do these things. We need money to support the life we want, we have to eat, we have to provide a home for our family. But what would all of […]Read More →
7 Tips For Hiring a Freelance Writer You’ve Dreamed Of
Yesterday, I outlined five steps to hiring a freelance writer. But there’s a difference between merely hiring a freelance writer and hiring the freelance writer of your dreams. Today, I’m going to share seven tips for hiring a freelance writer you’ve dreamed of. Photo Credit: Lonely Planet on Unsplash Be Clear About Your Wants and Needs Freelance […]Read More →
5 Simple But Vital Steps to Hiring a Freelance Writer
There are many reasons you might hire a freelance writer. A few include product descriptions, ad copy, website copy, blog posts, business proposals and plans, and research papers. The key is finding someone who can do what you need, the way you envision it, without it taking forever. How exactly do you accomplish that? It’s […]Read More →
A Few Things To Remember When Hiring a Freelancer
When hiring a freelancer, things can sometimes get complicated. You’re hiring someone to do work for you, but we don’t actually work for you. We provide a service, as a business owner, and are our own employer. This can make it a bit confusing as to what you can and cannot do. So let’s go […]Read More →
Want Better Relationships? Try Dating Yourself!
I was friends with my most recent ex-boyfriend for eight years before we started dating. During that eight years, I was in a relationship for the first year and a half. The other six and a half? I was single and not dating. Well, that’s not totally true. I dated myself. Dating yourself might sound […]Read More →