Tips for Work-Life Balance for Freelancers

As the holiday season begins, your schedule is probably piling up with work and family-related obligations. Don’t stress – we have a few tips to help you achieve and maintain work-life balance as a freelancer.

 

1. Set a schedule.

Setting a weekly schedule helps you to avoid blurring the lines between work and family life. One helpful way to do this is to work in a place away from home, like a coworking space, and leave work to a minimum when your are at home.

 

2. Don’t forget vacation.

With your flexible work schedule, you might not take off of work as much as you used to. Don’t forget that you’re your most valuable employee, and you need to take special care to avoid burnout. Leaving time for vacation and holidays will help you do just that.

 

3. De-stress with relaxing activities.

When you start to feel overwhelmed, it’s important to take a step back and do something you enjoy. Whether it’s taking a walk on a nice day or playing a sport or game you enjoy, taking a moment to do something enjoyable can help you to maintain balance in your everyday life.

 

What are some ways you manage your work-life balance as a freelancer?