Issue #15: The Healthy Freelancer

It is important for a freelance writer to get and/stay healthy. Not only will doing so help us to look and feel good, but it will also cost less money in medical bills over time. How can the freelancer accomplish this?

* By exercising.

* By eating well.

* By finding our spiritual path/belief system.

* By staying mentally healthy.

* By taking regular personal days and vacations.

Living a healthy lifestyle will provide the freelance writer with plenty of experiences to draw information from. There are many writing opportunities available for health, nutrition and fitness writers, including:

* Writing for health magazines.

* Writing for fitness blogs or websites.

You can concentrate on one area, such as exercise, or weight loss, or you can cover a range of topics.


Create a healthy menu for yourself, and exercise schedule. Use them for one month, to create the habit of living healthy.

Quick Writing Tip

Create a blog about men’s /women’s health, or about a particular health concern.

5 Writing Prompts

  1. Article Topic: Toddler Nutrition

2. Article Topic: Physical Activities for Preschoolers

3. Article Topic: Teen Violence

4. Article Topic: Depression and You

5. Article Topic: Breast Cancer Survivors


Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. ~Buddha


51P6nkg9E-L._SX311_BO1,204,203,200_Organize Your Space and Stuff is a compilation of many articles from How to Live the Freelance Life. Each article has been expanded on for this book, with updates on how things have changed, and action steps to guide you in setting up and keeping up with your office or office space.

A bonus section at the back of this eBook gives the reader creative projects t

hat will aid in furthering their career and brightening their day. These projects are not to be missed. They are fun!

Organize Your Space and Stuff provides take-aways such as ideas for organizing projects and record keeping, as well as keeping track of successes. Organizing the way you do business does not have to be difficult. The eBook offers advice from someone who has tried many things, before beginning to get it right. It also offers recommendations for having a ‘greener’ office environment, and advice for keeping what you need on-hand, so it is available when needed.

103 Pages. eBook. $9.99 on Kindle.

Copyright 2012 Shannon L. Buck: How to Live the Freelance Life

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