By: MJ Gonzales | Executive Chronicles
Everybody can’t be telecommuters or workers from home because primarily not everyone is a home buddy. In addition to this, there’s also set of struggles that you need to overcome like financial woes in the first few months and imposing discipline for everyone at home especially in your part. However, you should remember that work at home or telecommuting is different from freelancing. Here are some of the empowering benefits of being a freelancer:
The Flexibility that you can work almost everywhere
The good news is you can turn any comfy corner into a mobile office because of the latest and affordable gadgets available. This is also the reason behind the other term for freelancers, which is Digital Nomad. Apart from money, it helps to work anytime or anywhere especially of your juggling things and treat your work as a relief from your personal problems.
You become a go-getting person
One of the things that some people don’t realize, even freelancers themselves, is the big chance to have work-life balance in freelancing. Furthermore, time is also the priceless and irreplaceable thing you can have and maximize to experience the true essence of success, happiness, love, and peace of mind. Freelancing can help you to discover, realize and pursue those stuff that perhaps you only wish to do before.
Enjoy your work by simply being you
Though most career experts advise to wear presentable and business look outfit all the time, most freelancers actually wear clothes that look like they’re not working at all. Furthermore, they can also follow, create their own or mix work systems that they think perfect for them. After all, career-oriented people have different styles, aims, and motivations in working. It’s helpful to impose rules to guide you like what companies have, but isn’t liberating to follow disciplines that’s perfect for you?
Have fun whenever you want or can
Though freelancing will let you work anytime, anywhere, you can’t afford to accept every event invitations or leisure activities. You have to prioritize workloads and deadlines, which in the long run will allow you to do and enjoy other things you enjoy. If you can train yourself to have better time management, boost your productivity, and handle your finances well– then work-life balance is possible for you.