Leaving Work Behind

How to Work From Home (And Stay Physically and Mentally Healthy)

Written by Alexander Cordova on September 20, 2016. 0 Comments

A tower of colored stones.Freelancing from home sounds like a dream come true to many of those stuck in a nine-to-five job, but it comes with its own set of physical and mental hurdles that are not apparent at first glance.

Learning how to deal with these downsides is perhaps the biggest challenge you’ll tackle as a freelancer, but it can be done – if you’re willing to make some changes to your lifestyle.

In my case – and maybe yours – the three greatest hurdles are isolation, a lack of exercise, and mental fatigue. Let’s talk a bit about each, how I’ve dealt with them, and how you can too!

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4 Vital Things to Consider Before Making a Big Life Change

Written by Anne Dorko on September 6, 2016. 9 Comments

A frog carrying a suitcase, heading towards the big city.Making a big life change can be one of the most frightening things you can do – especially if you’re not sure how to go through with it, or how to make the most of your experience.

However, taking the right considerations into account as you dive into this change improves your chance of success – and even if the initial mission fails, you’re more likely to make it out alive with an amazing story.

In this post, I’m going to walk you through four considerations I took before setting off on a 30-day solo bicycle tour from San Diego to Salt Lake City. By the time we’re finished, you’ll either think I’m crazy, or feel confident to prepare for your own next big adventure!

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