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How to deal with stress as a freelancer

How do you deal with stress as a freelance designer? I can’t promise some epic cure for stress but after Redmatter issued the next blog post challenge about sharing something we’ve done and learned from over the summer,  I thought I’d write about just that. Essentially, how I’ve identified and dealt with what I would…
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Finalist for Wales Entrepreneur Awards

We are celebrating after it was announced last night that the Jessica Draws Media are a finalist for the Creative Industries Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 in the Entrepreneur Wales Awards, sponsored by Business Wales. The inaugural Entrepreneur Wales Awards, produced by the organisers of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards and the publishers of Fresh…
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Self Employed and Pregnant. Don’t Panic!

I set up as a freelancer around four years ago when I was fed up with poor pay, poor flexibility and pretty much a lack of anything challenging or anyway to progress. At the time it was the most terrifying thing I’d ever done, up until now. After an amazing four years of building my…
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10 tips to survive working from home with a puppy

Last October I made the decision to move my work out of my rented office and back home to adopt an adorable little puppy. It was simultaneously the best and worst thing I did and if I’m honest, 9 months later I’m still adjusting. It’s been a tough few months getting used to the fact…
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