What is my why?

I went on a really long dog walk this morning. These walks always let my mind wander and let my creative thoughts run a little wilder. On this particular walk I was thinking about my business and the work that I do. I thought a lot about why I copy edit. Why I want toContinue reading “What is my why?”

My first business year: how has it gone?

Let’s start at the very beginning…just over a year ago, after a month of lockdown, I was fed up. I’d been in a job that I was uncomfortable with for too long. I wanted change. I wanted it badly and knew that time was probably the best I’d get to make it. After a periodContinue reading “My first business year: how has it gone?”

How can journaling benefit your career?

When you were a kid/teenager, did you keep a diary? Did you use it to write all your biggest secrets, how your day went, how you were feeling? Was it a way of expressing yourself and all the things that you kept locked inside? We might look back on our teenage diaries with mixed feelings.Continue reading “How can journaling benefit your career?”

The importance of continuous learning.

Within our everyday lives, we never stop learning. I often find myself saying: “You learn something new every day.” It applies to all areas of life: from the random little facts that only ever pop up in pub quizzes, to details about my partner or a friend, or even a handy new way of choppingContinue reading “The importance of continuous learning.”

What helps me get through a tough day

We all have those days. The ones that leave us desperate to burrow under the bed covers, close our eyes and sleep. They’re draining, stressful and can really bring out the worst in us. Not fun at all. However, after experiencing a few too many of these kinds of days, I’ve learned more about whatContinue reading “What helps me get through a tough day”

Procrastination – what causes it for me, and how do I avoid it?

Procrastination is something universal, I don’t know a person who doesn’t experience it. I think it can be worse when you work from home, and your home is full of shiny things to tempt you away from work. This was definitely the case for me anyway. Luckily, my self-control has grown over time, and IContinue reading “Procrastination – what causes it for me, and how do I avoid it?”