Whether you are grieving the death of a parent, a child, a sibling, partner, grandparent, friend or pet - no one knew them the way you did. The relationship you shared with them was unlike their relationship with anyone else. So it is natural that no one else feels the loss in the exact same way that you do. And that’s OK. It does not mean another person’s pain is any less or more than yours. Respect the fact that this is a personal and individual response.
If you are a freelancer, you know it’s not all bells and roses! I am sure you are all too familiar with the challenges: the stress of finding new clients, wearing multiple hats, constant multitasking, finishing work on time, staying updated with the latest developments and keeping yourself motivated through the dry spells – you’ve probably seen it all!
All your work and responsibilities depend on you, and deprioritizing self-care impacts your physical and mental health, translating to reduced quality of work, and the possible risk of burnout. Naturally, neither of us wants to risk that! So the obvious thing to do would be to make self-care a priority. Read on to find out how!