How A Minimalist Lifestyle Could Help Your Writing

Minimalism for freelancers makes a lot of sense. When you work from home, you’re constantly fighting off distractions. Shrinking the amount of stuff you have can make a world of difference in helping you stay focused.

In the latest Mediabistro feature, one freelancer shares her story about simplifying mind and matter. So how can freelancers declutter their space to create a work-friendly environment? First, take a look at what’s around you:

Anyone who works from home knows that it’s difficult to keep personal space separate from work space. I made three major changes to my home environment, each of which has benefited my work life. The first is the most profound: I moved the TV out of the living room. Now, when I’m taking lunch breaks, I sit down at the dining room table and don’t get sucked in to some Full House rerun or episode of Anderson Live.

To hear more of her story, read: The Minimalist Freelance Life.

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@aneyafernando Aneya Fernando is digital projects manager at Adweek.
Publish date: December 2, 2013 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT