8 Essential Strategies To Saying “No”


One of the most essential skills that a freelancer can have is the ability to say “no”. Without that skill, you will be overloaded with requests and assignments, and continuously overworked and missing deadlines, the quality of your work will slip, and you will take on assignments that you don’t enjoy and that don’t pay […]

Why I Work For HAVEN As A First Response/Court Advocate


At least once a week, somebody asks me why I work in the violence against women movement, what brought me into this line of work. The answers to this question are various and complex, and my particular answer will change from day-to-day, depending on whether work this week has felt frustrating, rewarding, both, or something […]

What’s For Fitness Today? Tip #9 Be The Person You Always Wanted To Be!


April 9, 2011 Tip #9 Think back to a time when you were really happy. Perhaps you are now and that’s great! If you’re not, sit down and think hard about a time when you were loving life. What were you doing at the time? Who were you surrounded by? Perhaps you had a job […]