Freelance Feels: The newsletter for humans who work for themselves

Jenny Stallard
A newsletter about mental health and wellbeing challenges in self employed life, Freelance Feels shares experiences and advice in a monthly mailout.
Created 02 Jan 2020
  • January 2022: Finding your freelance space
    04 Jan 2022 • 4 min read
    Happy New Year! How are things with you? My question today is, where are you reading this? Are you in a home office? Do you have a home office? Where is ‘home’ for your business? You see, I’m writing ...
  • The Twixmas freelance planning Venn diagram
    30 Dec 2021 • 3 min read
    Hello everyone, Merry ‘Twixmas’… Hopefully you can hear me over the noise of everyone shouting about their goal setting? Their plans for 2022? Their big dream, their big goal, their ‘must do’? Or are ...
  • Meeting your freelance needs
    01 Dec 2021 • 6 min read
    Most days, I take the dogs for a walk in the morning. We leave the house by around 9am (sometimes earlier) and I make sure they have the right equipment, that I bring treats and a ball, and we stay ou...
  • November: Phasing not pivoting
    01 Nov 2021 • 3 min read
    There’s a lot of talk about pivoting in the world of work. And, when you’re freelance, I think, in particular, as we move between our different roles, adding new ways to earn, connect or to what we of...
  • Mid month missive: Relight Your Freelance Fire
    20 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    You know me, I don’t like to use the newsletter for promo stuff - I’m not that ‘here I am in your inbox.. again!’ kind of person. Well, I try not to be. But I would like to let you know that group coa...
  • October: Putting the 'free' in freelance?
    04 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    I often sit on a comfortable part of the fence when it comes to having a strong opinion as a freelancer. Or, if I do have one that’s more ‘out there’ I tend to talk to others about it rather than writ...
  • It's ok to be a FWIP - Freelance Work in Progress
    01 Sep 2021 • 4 min read
    Freelancing can seem very overwhelming. From the noise of other people ‘massively succeeding’ to the silence you get after sending pitch emails or messages on social media. There is a LOT of talk abou...
  • August: 7 ways to use your freelance time while the world seems to take a break
    03 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    Ping! There goes another email in my inbox saying that someone is away. Or an instagram post to say that they’re taking a break for August. I’m sort of one of them, changing the hours of a Facebook gr...
  • July: Coping with freelance curveballs
    01 Jul 2021 • 5 min read
    Hello from me and a broken ankle… if you follow Freelance Feels on Instagram, you’ll know I fell over on a dog walk a few weeks ago. A tiny slip, and then a large cracking sound, and I was in agony. I...
  • Loneliness Awareness Week 2021: Managing loneliness as a freelancer
    18 Jun 2021 • 6 min read
    Loneliness has been a thread running through this past year. Isolation, fear, loss – it’s been a lonely time for many if not all of us. Working from home was perhaps a fun thing at the start, but I th...
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