Quick Note on When to Ask

A task can seem daunting if you’re unsure how to do it. If so, ask someone for help. Or get your boss to give you more detailed instructions. As a freelancer, I work mainly with clients. If I get stuck on something, I email the person who ordered the work to get more clarification or…

A Quick Note on Microbreaks

When I worked my office jobs, I looked forward to going out to lunch. But I always felt a twinge of guilt about it when some of my colleagues humble-bragged about having to eat at their desks because, you know, they were “sooooooooooo swamped!” However, taking breaks, especially small ones, is not a sign of…

A Quick Note: Ask an Expert

If you’re seeking advice about a goal or plan you’re pursuing, don’t be swayed too much by the people who talk the most or the loudest. They may not know what they’re talking about or even have your best interests in mind. Instead, pay more attention to the people who already have the success you…

An Ergonomic Checklist for Working on the Road

If you’re a working nomad like me, you spend much of your day in front of your computer. I do copywriting and blogging. Other nomads edit videos, do voice-over work, serve as influencers, or do other things digital nomads do. Still, others use their hands instead of screens to create artsy, beautiful, and useful objects….