Making Time for Nothing

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“So,” I said to Michelle during our first session together, “if you were living your ideal life, what would you do today?” It’s a standard opening I use with almost every client, and Michelle gave me the standard response. “Nothing.” “Really?” I asked. “Nothing at all?” “That’s right,” Michelle said, nodding wearily but emphatically. “Fantastic!” […]

How To Deal With Criticism Well: 25 Reasons To Embrace It

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“Criticism is something you can easily avoid by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.” ~Aristotle At the end of the day, when I feel completely exhausted, oftentimes it has nothing to do with all the things I’ve done. It’s not a consequence of juggling multiple responsibilities and projects. It’s not my body’s way of […]

8 Essential Strategies To Saying “No”

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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 […]