When was the last time you felt so happy and least bothered about money, reputation ,freelancing and clients? This is a question we all need to ask ourselves and be brutally honest about our mindset and the level of stress we go through day and night!
If you are new to freelancing, take my words of wisdom! I have been in that situation where I had to go through a lot of sleepless nights wondering when I will get my next project, when I can see 100 USD being released by a customer or waiting for that moment when a client would respond to my bid .
I felt restless, frustrated, anxious and irked all the time, venting out my anger on others around me that have nothing to do with my freelancing adventure. The result? I realized its only making matters worse and I am losing out the little productivity which I can use on improving my skills or approach towards freelancing.
That is when I took an oath to myself and that is to be ‘free’ minded and not worry about results. There are good and bad days, but we need to hold our head high and focus on what we need to do Vs what we are not getting!
All of us want money, recognition, reputation and taste success, but this never ending craving for all of these is injurious to growth. It is wiser and better if you stop worrying about the following and get them out of your head once for all:
How do we overcome these mental blocks? Its easier said than done, but if you back yourself, the following tips will help you overcome any fears you have in your early days: