Posts authored by Alison Jordan

Apr 1, 2015

Are you an ambivert?

Most people assume that freelancers are introverts because we’re so good at working alone. But many of us -- myself included -- don’t consider ourselves either an introvert…

Mar 25, 2015

How to beat chronic unhappiness

Sometimes, it’s hard to suppress our inner Debbie Downer [http://i.giphy.com/B2r5GcQ0YOsP6.gif]. While everyone succumbs to negative thoughts from time to time, multiple studies reveal that…

Mar 16, 2015

Stressed? Try mindfulness meditation

If you find yourself overwhelmed or physically run down from life’s daily stresses, mindfulness meditation may be the answer. A recent health study [http://nau.edu/Research/Feature-Stories/Mindfulness-Training-Has-Positive-Health-Benefits/…

Mar 12, 2015

How anxiety affects our decision making skills

How do you respond to life’s uncertainties? If you’re an anxious person, you might have a tougher time reading the environmental cues around you, according to a new…

Mar 6, 2015

6 reasons to fire your client

You know this client. You spot an email or text and you feel a gnarly combination of dread, anger and anxiety. You spend your days and nights making endless tweaks…