I’ve never been one for standing still or being complacent. While I’m grateful everyday for the things that I have and the things that I have achieved, I’m always looking for the next step, the next opportunity. Over the years, being freelance has meant that I’ve had to fine tune my methods for getting motivated. It’s very easy to succumb to reality TV and not getting dressed when you don’t have an office to turn up to everyday so, I figured I’d share my tips with you… Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, I got a DM on Instagram from a lovely mum asking me if going freelance was a good idea. She wanted to know whether, as a mum, it made your life easier? Whether I could spend more time with my kids? Whether it was more flexible than a PAYE job? “What where the pros and cons?”, she asked.
Let’s talk about rejection. In ‘real life’ rejection sucks. When you don’t get a job, or you get dumped it can feel like a sucker punch to your soul. It’s very easy to let rejection knock you down and keep you down. While you may shrug it off as ‘no big deal’, that big fat ‘no’ can sometimes create a little demon that can sit there and whisper shitty things to you. That demon is a destructive little fucker and can be the root of many a problem. Continue reading
1.00am: Fall into bed following big work event. Automatically count the potential hours of sleep available to me. If I haven’t pissed the sleep gods off I might, might, get 6 hours. Do a mini fist pump. Continue reading
Dear Netmums and Others,
Thank you so much for featuring my blog ‘What’s Your Brand of Crazy?‘ on your website as Blog of the Day yesterday (6th July 2015). It’s always great to hear that people like what you’re putting out there and of course, to be featured on such a prominent, popular and successful site such as Netmums is great exposure for me and the blog. So that’s nice. Continue reading
So, the Small went to nursery today. She only went for ‘settles’ which is nursery talk for ‘let’s see how she goes before we commit’. I’d made the cardinal mistake of assuring every member of staff that she would be fine. Continue reading