Oftentimes, people become freelancers because they believe the flexibility and freedom to work from any location they choose will reduce stress. In fact, people often choose this path to stave off burnout. What many do not realize is that freelancing can be just as stressful as traditional employment.
A recent study published in International Journal of Work, Health & Organisations reported the higher workload and relatively lower rewards such as money, esteem, promotion prospects, job security have significant negative effects on mental health. And these are exactly the issues a lot of freelancers have to deal with. Additionally, 30% of all entrepreneurs experience depression at some point of their careers, another study by Dr. Michael Freeman says.
Working for yourself certainly has multiple perks. However, freelancing will never be very easy and completely stress-free. Being passionate about what you do, this helps you cope with the lows significantly. And when you feel additional stress crippling in, try one of the following techniques.
For More You Can Check: