Category: Physical

12 Advanced Self-Care Tips You Haven’t Considered

12 Advanced Self-Care Tips You Haven’t Considered

As freelancers and entrepreneurs, we’ve all heard the standard self-care tips of taking a break, eating well, exercising yadda yadda. But there are a lot of things that many people don’t talk much about that you can do in your personal life as well as your business to help prioritize your health and well-being. I’d…

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6 Things to Steal from Google to Improve your Freelance Company Culture

6 Things to Steal from Google to Improve your Freelance Company Culture

Google has consistently been among the top 10 places to work for the last 6 years according to Glassdoors Best Places to Work. They obviously value the happiness of their employees, and they do so for one simple reason: happy employees are more effective employees. It’s not rocket science, and I don’t think I have to…

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10 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes to Jumpstart Your Morning

10 Healthy Breakfast Smoothie Recipes to Jumpstart Your Morning

As someone who works from home, my first thought of the day is usually my professional to-do list and what I should tackle first. From a health perspective, that probably isn’t ideal. My first thought should be what type of high-quality fuel am I going to give my body not just to tackle the first task but…

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5 Essential Oils for Work – Home Office Scents to Improve Productivity

5 Essential Oils for Work – Home Office Scents to Improve Productivity

Essential oils have been used for centuries. Their history can be traced back to as early 4500 BC, and they have been used throughout China, India, Greece, Rome, Persia, and Europe. We also know that ingesting certain plants can have medicinal effects (caffeine for example). Their use and benefits have been known for thousands of…

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Best Carpal Tunnel Keyboard – Pain-free typing all day

Best Carpal Tunnel Keyboard – Pain-free typing all day

For many of us, typing and using our computer is how we pay the bills. I know for me as a translator and the writer of Healthy Freelancers, it certainly is. Over the months, the years and decades of being a freelance translator your hands, and especially your wrists take a beating from the repetitive…

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Executive Office Solutions Laptop Stand – 1-year Review

Executive Office Solutions Laptop Stand – 1-year Review

Last year I finally took the plunge into being a full-time freelancer. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any of the equipment that I would need to work from home for 8 hours like, a standing desk, or chair. I guess all businesses have a start-up cost. Luckily for us (if you already have a place to live)…

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What About a Stand Up Desk Workstation – A Step Towards a Healthier You

What About a Stand Up Desk Workstation – A Step Towards a Healthier You

Over this past year, I finally quit my teaching job to become a full-time freelance translator and work from home in my tiny 1 bedroom apartment. My bedroom and office are actually the same space, but the size of my apartment isn’t the point of this article. What is, is how I’ve noticed how my…

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5 of The Cons of Working From Home – Do they outweigh the pros?

5 of The Cons of Working From Home – Do they outweigh the pros?

Let me preface this article by saying I love working at home and I love what I do, but it’s not all working in your pajamas and waking up at 11 am. Although I personally believe the pros do outweigh the cons when it comes to freelancing, there are things that people don’t tell you about that I had…

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