real life

Twelve Things That Suck About Being a Solopreneur

Twelve Things That Suck About Being a Solopreneur

 

Today, I feel like writing about just why exactly this entrepreneurship gig is so hard. So stressful. So overwhelming. I want to write about it this way — focusing on the difficulty rather than on the ways you can deal with this difficulty — because I think it’s important to understand the root causes of entrepreneurial stress and hardship because otherwise it’s far too easy for us to minimize it, ignore it, and in doing so, compound it.

On Rawness and Worries

On Rawness and Worries

Years ago, I blogged almost daily. I was a new mom and a new business owner and newly diagnosed with depression and anxiety and I was just all cracks and rawness. To write a blog post was to spill out bits of me that I then tried to shape into pictures. I blogged about life and motherhood and building a business. Not once did I ever feel like I had an answer. To anything. At all.