How to Start a Career in Writing

If you enjoy writing for yourself in your spare time and believe you are adept at weaving words together in order to tell a story or explain an idea, then a career in writing is a possible option for you. For many people, the notion of getting paid to write seems like a pipedream –…View Post

Employee Encagement: A New Way of Looking at Work

Employee engagement refers to the degree to which employees care about their work and the company they work for. If employees are engaged, we would say that they are passionate, motivated, and focused when carrying out tasks; whereas disengaged employees will be disinterested about their projects and the organisation they are a part of. There…View Post

The Most Common Fears Freelancers Have – and How to Overcome Them

Many people go freelance because of the freedom and flexibility it offers them. As a freelancer, you can choose your own hours, where you work, and what kind of work you do (within certain parameters, of course). But as many freelancers will tell you, the promise of improved work-life balance doesn’t always materialise as easily…View Post

Working From Home and Your Mental Health

In some ways, working from home can have a positive effect on your mental health. You can set your own schedule, so you don’t have to suffer the stressful time constraints of a 9-5 job or the more stressful scenario of overtime and overwork. Moreover, if you’re a freelancer or home business owner, you can…View Post

If Your Job is Making You Ill, What Should You Do About It?

For many of us, our jobs define our lives in a meaningful way, improving our overall well-being in the process. However, for many of us, it may also be the source of some eventful and negative occurrences, including work-related illness and poor mental health. Indeed, the very common problem of job-related stress can contribute to…View Post