Going viral online changed my life. So, what now?

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So, go ahead and take that break

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Measuring our worth by how “productive” we are is an ideology rooted in white supremacist and capitalist values that do not serve us.

No, none of these are Upwork or Fiverr

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Before you take the freelance path, weigh the pros and cons

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Maybe. If you have the time and money.

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Because this is what I think about

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins


A lesson I learned in my first year of business

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Hold off on that Instagram account just a little longer.

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Here are some affirmations instead.

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Jae Nichelle

Poet, writer, lover of sweet potatoes. Here are my questions for the world. More at jaenichelle.com and jaeghosts.com

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