Everything that you want is in the unknown

Everything that you want is in the unknown

I nabbed the idea that everything you want is in the unknown from a podcast hosted by Rachel Hollis. To give you a bit of a background, she's dragged herself up from nothing to become wildly successful. Although my aspirations as a freelance copywriter are different from hers, I find her podcast content pretty inspiring. [...]

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A quick one on my favourite quote by Dwayne Johnson

A quick one on my favourite quote by Dwayne Johnson

I'm sure I'm not alone in thinking that Dwayne Johnson isn't the first person who springs to mind when you're digging around for an inspirational quote. But this week a snippet from one of my favourite Alexa skills proved me wrong. Each morning, I start my day with a combination of a flash briefing from Alexa (followed [...]

Ways co-working spaces can make you a better copywriter

Ways co-working spaces can make you a better copywriter

Over the last few months, my (sparse and sporadic) blog posts have covered the topic of freelancer isolation. As a copywriter who's fortunate enough to have clients around the world, my tendency to isolate myself has frustrating consequences. At first, I thought the answer would be to get a part-time job. I interviewed for two [...]

Want to be Truly Happy? End Each Day Like This

Want to be Truly Happy? End Each Day Like This

  How happy are we here in the UK? According to the Office for National Statistics, 10.3-million people in the UK reported high levels of anxiety last year. Admittedly, that figure is a decline from the previous year's numbers. But it's still startling, especially when you consider how all-encompassing anxiety is. I'm absolutely certain that [...]

Life as a copywriter during the school holidays

Life as a copywriter during the school holidays

Here in Wales, we're reaching the end of the Easter Holidays. When I first began working as a copywriter, getting anything done during the Easter period verged on being impossible. A combination of parental guilt and my child's age meant I had to seriously slash my wordcount to accommodate all the entertaining, day trips, and sleepovers. Today, [...]