Gone are the days of working 9 til 5. With so many new businesses starting up every day and many choosing to work from home, the hours we spend working has evolved. Some are night owls. Some are morning sparrows. Read more
These days I work at night, on weekends or whenever a creative lightening bolt strikes. I know I work better in the morning – this is when my brain is juicy with ideas. Choosing to work my own hours means means I can also take time during the day to do the things I love; chit chat with my dogs (it’s a very one sided conversation), purchase wine online and rehearse for the next season of The Voice.
You have to work when the creativity strikes.
It’s 8.56am and I’m working. Normally I’d be putting my 2nd load of washing on before heading to Harris Farm for some fresh fruit & veg. But the house is quiet and my creative juices are a flowing as I finalise a project for a new client. So the decision was made to switch on my computer and get to work… and I’m OK with that.
I’m not going to feel guilty about working when I shouldn’t be.
I’m not going to feel guilty about not working when I should be.
The permission has been granted to just go with the flow. Or should I re-phrase and say the creative flow. This is why I’m mentioning the word ‘work’ as I type this on a Saturday morning.
It’s OK to be flexible. It’s OK to be fierce. It’s OK to take naps. It’s OK to go with the flow.