[Taking a Break, See You Later]

Hi there ! I’m sorry I didn’t post yesterday. It feels weird to me because it’s the first time since I started this blog that I’m late haha. I’ve been thinking a lot about the future of this blog, and I just couldn’t make up my mind, so that’s why I’m a bit late. WhenContinue reading “[Taking a Break, See You Later]”

Freelance : How to bounce back when you lose a client

Let’s be honest, losing a client can be discouraging, especially if they were a bit part of your earnings. Freelance life is all about balance, and losing a client may make you feel like everything is going to collapse. Unfortunately, this is something you will have to face at some point, and probably more thanContinue reading “Freelance : How to bounce back when you lose a client”

Digital Nomad : The Working Holiday Visa

You’re a freelancer who’d be interested in becoming a digital nomad, or you’re already on the road, and you’re wondering how you’re going to do that in terms of visas ? If you’re 35 or under, and if you’re a resident of a participating country (sorry, people of the US), the working holiday visa mightContinue reading “Digital Nomad : The Working Holiday Visa”

Freelance : You don’t have to specialize if you don’t want to.

If there’s something that I’ve read mostly everywhere when I was doing my research before creating my business, it was that YOU. MUST. SPECIALIZE. = find your niche, and never look back. Well, it’s been a year and a half since then, and I’m quite happy that I didn’t listen to that specific piece ofContinue reading “Freelance : You don’t have to specialize if you don’t want to.”

Freelance : Learning to say “no” will save you time and money.

When you think about it, saying “no” doesn’t seem like a big deal, right ? When I created my business, I never thought it would be such a key element of my growth, both in my personal and professional life. As a student, and later on as a new employee, saying “no” was not reallyContinue reading “Freelance : Learning to say “no” will save you time and money.”

Becoming a digital nomad : what you need to consider

It’s been a while now that the term ‘digital nomad’ exists. Some countries have even created special visas for this special kind of workers, even though most of the time, the requirements are quite high. You’re thinking about becoming a digital nomad, but you’re not sure where to start ? Same here. I’m a freelancerContinue reading “Becoming a digital nomad : what you need to consider”

5 mistakes I’ve made as a freelancer (1st year)

When I started to work as a freelancer in November 2020, I had no clue about what to expect. As I had no one around me who was freelancing, I tried to contact people on Linkedin, people who were in the fields I was interested in, so they could share their vision of the jobContinue reading “5 mistakes I’ve made as a freelancer (1st year)”

Freelance & Mental Health

Back in 2020 when I was still an employee, trying to fit in what was expected of me (+ the pandemic on top of it all) led me to burnout. In November 2020, I decided to create my own business and started working as a freelance translator, as well as an author. It’s been moreContinue reading “Freelance & Mental Health”

Freelance, entrepreneur, self-employed… What’s the difference ?

Everytime I think about sharing my experience with you about creating my business and related things, I always wonder about the word I should use to qualify myself. Same when I have to fill in a form about my professional activity. It’s even worse if there are multiple choice, and freelance, entrepreneur and self-employed areContinue reading “Freelance, entrepreneur, self-employed… What’s the difference ?”

My first year as a business owner 🎉

One year and one day ago, on November 2nd, 2020, I was creating my own business. It all went so quickly and at the same time, when I look back to the beginning, so much has changed. I’m all in for celebrating small victories, so here’s an article to celebrate my first year as anContinue reading “My first year as a business owner 🎉”