Passive Income for Graphic Designers: Creating Work That Pays for Years to Come

The idea of creating passive income in a field of work that you enjoy is pretty simple once you wrap your head around it. An easy way to visualize it and justify the additional work to yourself is by imagining a client that requires five hours of work on various projects. Pretend one of those projects is one of the ideas listed below, and by devoting five hours of time spent in work mode to completing said project, it should turn into something marketable in just a week or two. Then the fruits of your labor will (hopefully) pay dividends into the future with very little if any upkeep required.

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Freelancing Stress: The Symptoms of the Self-Employed

Freelancing Stress: The Symptoms of the Self-Employed

We all have a nagging feeling sometimes; like we’ve left something at home on our way to a job even though we’re totally prepared, or maybe it’s more like a vague knowledge of something not being quite right with the situation you’re in. Or maybe it’s a feeling of powerlessness or just pure uninhibited, all-encompassing fear. Maybe it’s what feels like a pulled muscle in a place you’ve never felt when you leave the office, even though you haven’t done any strenuous activity that might have caused it. You could be unknowingly tensing those muscles due to stress. I know I do. It’s a reaction caused by the fight or flight reflex of our brains and our social consciousness steeling ourselves against movement, and causing undue stress to previously unused muscles.

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