7 ways to practice self care when you run your own business

7 ways to practice self care when you run your own business

Running your own business can be an emotional rollercoaster at times. Don’t get me wrong I love having my own business and I can’t imagine ever wanting to change that, but there are times when things can get a little overwhelming and you need to take some time to look after yourself. It can seem like a daunting idea to fit some self care time into an already busy day, but there are lots of little ways you can practice it.

Read More

How to stop letting comparison control your life and feel confident in your own work

How to stop letting comparison control your life and feel confident in your own work

In today's episode of the podcast, I'm talking about dealing with the comparison monster as a business owner. No matter how successful you become, you can always fall victim to a case of comparisonitis. I share how comparison affects me, why it gets under our skin so much and how you can combat it.

Read More

Seven things you can do during quiet periods in your business to get things going again

Seven things you can do during quiet periods in your business to get things going again

If you’re going through a quiet period in your business right now, you are not alone. Even the most successful business owner you can think of has periods which are quieter than others and feels the quiet thoughts of “what if it never picks up?” creeping in. But you can tell those thoughts to get right back in the hole they came from, because there are lots of ways to get the ball rolling again…

Read More

Yes, it is absolutely possible for you to make money doing what you love

Yes, it is absolutely possible for you to make money doing what you love

“Well it’s great that you’re so passionate and everything, but…you aren’t going to make much money from this, are you?”
”It’s really risky to be self-employed, you know. Wouldn’t you be better off with a secure job?”
”Work is called work for a reason. It isn’t supposed to be fun.”

These are all things that people have said to me when I’ve told them about my business, and if you’re a fellow solo business owner I’d hedge a bet that you’ve had similar comments. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Read More