career choices , freelamcing , freelancer , home life , lifestyle , marketing industry , mental health , mum boss , parenting , self employed
“Oh wow, your self-employed that’s amazing, you must be making loads.”
A sentence I hear all to often. Let’s break it down to my answers to it. Self-employment CAN be amazing. But it can also be the most horrific life choice I have ever made. I certainly do not make loads and previous years seen be go months without a dime.
However like any job it does have it’s up’s and down’s. I work in the marketing and PR industry, and trust me it isn’t as glamorous as some may think. I chose to brave it as a freelancer for one main reason – freedom. The freedom to chose my working hours and days, the freedom to express my creativity, the freedom to chose when I spend time with my daughter. Many working places cannot offer that (my previous job was the WORST for it) and I was not okay…
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