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.

Read the rest of this article.

Skip to toolbar