How to spot the symptoms of burnout

Is it only me or do we need a better way to deal with and talk about burnout? It is so common these days that perhaps people seem to underestimate its impact on our minds and bodies. The symptoms of burnout are often visible but are either explained away or attributed to other things going […]

Think remote: Working as a freelancer

I had the chance to try working remotely before COVID made it compulsory for the rest of the world. It was a wonderful option before I had to adjust to sharing my workspace with my spouse and children. The primary reason was that working as a freelancer helped me stay current in my career, which […]

Blogtober Challenge: Days 26-30

“You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood. What mood is that? Last-minute panic.” ? Bill Watterson I have always been a procrastinator. Despite the utterly preventable anxiety and stress that inevitably comes from working at the last minute, I don’t think I could be convinced […]

What do you do when stress gets to you?

Serious question: what do you do when stress gets to you? Managing stress and cultivating routines for self-care has become a big business of late. If you meditate or practice yoga, there are plenty of apps to choose from. The technology solutions to help manage stress are almost endless. I even remember before moving to […]