Why Taking a Rest Day is Essential For Freelancers

Man Resting on Street

From the Freelancers Union author Shirin McArthur.

Committing to a rest day is essential to Freelancer Wellness.

When is the last time you took an entire day off from your freelancing?

It’s a tough question, isn’t it? One of the challenges of the freelance life is that if you’re not working in the business, you’re working on it. If you’re not doing work for clients, you’re working on your website or your finances or your marketing or… the list can seem endless.

But we’re not machines. We all need to take time away from our work. We need it for many reasons and in a variety of ways. Taking a day of rest might seem like an extreme thing to do and our culture certainly doesn’t encourage it. But you could discover it’s the best way to prepare yourself to handle another week of freelancing.

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Chris Vasiliadis of Priority Wellness

Our guest today is Chris Vasiliadis, of Priority Wellness. Chris is a health and wellness coach who helps her clients get and stay healthy. Her own journey began with an unexpected diagnosis of MS (multiple sclerosis). Chris will be talking about her work and will offer some interesting approaches to the concept of “work-life balance.”

Be sure to check out the Arlington Entrepreneurs group, The Healthy Entrepreneur. Add your own questions and comments and read articles about stress management and healthy eating. You can also read the group’s blog, The Healthy Entrepreneur.

Wellness professionals can add their blog to the group and to the group blog. Let Margy know if you’d like to do that and she’ll add your feed!

Visit Priority Wellness at: http://prioritywellness.com/

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