Tag Archives: self-employment balance

Self-Employment: Tis the Season ~ Turning Away Work & Making Time

I recently had a moment of panic in one of the photography groups I’m a part of on Facebook. This group is comprised of some of my closest friends in life, and in the business – so I knew I could trust their opinions. Thankfully, as we all always do for each other, they talked...

Self-Employment: Balance Blunder ~ Chicago Wedding Photographer

Remember when I wrote THIS POST about all the things I’ve learned over the past couple years… especially regarding work/life balance? Well, I’m trying really hard lately to not be too hard on myself (Number 8), but I’ve kind of been failing big time at it this past month (ironically, pretty much since I wrote that post)....

Self-Employment ~ Lessons Learned ~ Three Cheers for Office Days

In case the title of this post doesn’t give you a big enough clue…. I’m SUPER STOKED that I realized I needed to schedule in work days months in advance into my calendar this year – JUST FOR WORKING. No meetings. No shoots. No outside plans. Just an empty day on the calendar – dedicated...

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