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Comparing yourself to others just slows you down – here's how to stop

As freelancers, we’re always looking for new ways to benchmark success. Whether it’s landing that dream client, learning a new skill, or earning a certain income, having goals…


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Even busy freelancers can't afford to skimp on these 4 things

There are some periods when running a freelance business becomes remarkably full of… busy-ness. You’re running from project to project, barely pausing long enough to breathe. You’re fielding…


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3 signs you're a people-pleaser – and how to break the cycle

People-pleasing is a dangerous game. It's just too easy to justify people-pleasing behavoir: You're not being a doormat; you're being generous. It's not a one-sided conversation; you're listening. You didn't…


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Infographic: 4 ways your dental health impacts your body

Good dental hygeine determines a lot more than whether or not you'll get to keep your teeth: A healthy mouth impacts your entire well being – from head to toe! That's…


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Insurance with a purpose

Purchasing insurance is a major decision. It's also confusing and opaque - where, exactly, is your money going, anyway? Here at Freelancers Union, we strive to make the insurance decision…


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3 mindfulness tips for stress reduction

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


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Avoid these 4 freelancer health issues

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


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Freelancers Union Insurance Agency partners with Care Connect

It's November, which means Open Enrollment for health insurance is in full swing! Our New York members have been asking for more plan options —and we listened. Freelancers Union is…


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Health Insurance FAQs 2016

If only choosing health insurance was like picking out a Netflix plan! Here at Freelancers Union, we try to make it as easy as that. If you're still scratching your…


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Healthy Freelancer = Happy Freelancer

When you’re a freelancer, you’re your own business – and if you don’t prioritize your health a bit, your business will suffer. The good news is that one…


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Beginner's guide to mindful meditation

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


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3 symptoms of freelance burnout

Has your work become a bit of a slog? Maybe that project has lost its savor or you just can’t seem to focus! It’s normal to and ups-and-downs,…


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5 food attitudes to fuel freelancing

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


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3 tips for freelancing through a crisis

Some Internet People may read the title of this post and say: “What? I have NEVER let a personal crisis affect my work, ever!” To which I will say, with…


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5 strategies to beat freelance anxiety

Freelancing can be heavy on the nervous system. Sometimes it feels like I carry the weight of the world on my shoulders: Will my business succeed? Will I be able…


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Tune your A.C. for maximum productivity

Peak July heat has officially arrived in the United States. Is your AC cranking? Unfortunately, air conditioning is a double-edged sword. Not only does it use tons of electricity, but…


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IKEA Hack: the $22 DIY standing desk

Are you sitting down for this? If you’re working at a desk, there’s a 86% chance that you are. By now, you know that sitting all day poses…


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How to Avoid Packing on the Freelancer Fifteen

This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think will help a…


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3 things freelancers should just let go

Freelancers tend to have a lot of projects going on at any given time – and that means our minds are always at work. With all of that frenetic mental motion,…


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How a walk in the park can prevent depression

Need a breath of fresh air? We all do. Scientists have long known that exposure to nature boosts well-being and reduces stress, but why? A recent study at Stanford University…