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How do you balance work and leisure time effectively?

As a freelancer, how do you maintain a healthy work-life balance and avoid burnout?

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Whenever I have some downtime, I force myself to take a break and relax because there are always new clients right around the corner. I have been freelancing for 25 years with 2,000 clients and that is my BEST advice. Have a wonderful day!

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Setting clear boundaries between your work and leisure time is crucial. It can be tempting to work all hours of the day when you're a freelancer, but that can quickly lead to burnout. Try creating a schedule for yourself and sticking to it as much as possible. That way, you can designate specific hours for work and specific hours for leisure time. Don't forget to prioritize self-care. Taking care of yourself physically and mentally is essential for maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Make sure to take breaks throughout the day, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep. Don't be afraid to set boundaries with clients. It can be challenging to say no to work when you're a freelancer, but taking on too much can lead to burnout. Be clear with your clients about your availability and how much work you can take on.

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