Posts authored by Tyra Seldon

Tyra Seldon is a former English Professor turned writer, editor and small business owner. Her writing addresses the intersections of race, gender, culture and education.
Apr 23, 2019

3 ways to stay connected for emotional and physical well-being

Besides self-motivation, working in isolation requires special attention to your emotional and physical well-being. Here's why you shouldn't be an island.

Apr 05, 2019

After a tough Winter, beware of the Springtime, “Yes, of course!”

While it's tempting to say yes to every project that comes your way after a Winter downturn, be mindful of burnout this season

Mar 19, 2019

When freelancing and friendship don't mix: a cautionary tale

Redrawing your professional boundaries when the client is a friend can spell disaster — both professionally and personally.

Mar 05, 2019

Amid mass layoffs in the media industry, what should freelancers do?

The headlines in late January were ominous: BuzzFeed was laying off 15% of its work force, even after a successful 4th quarter in 2018. As a result, 220 people would…

Feb 20, 2019

Bounce back from burnout with these 3 simple steps

Everyone experiences the occasional slump. Here's how to rest, recharge, and boost your productivity.