It’s all fun and games ’til you have to put pants on.

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1. The culture shock


What I thought would be the worst time turned out to be the best time.

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Less scrolling. More living.


Outsmart ingredient labels by remembering this common trait.

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Start trusting yourself.

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Don't let rejection break you. Use these four affirmations instead.

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1. I feel [emotion] because [reason].


It’s your online presence, not the final grade of your English 101 class.

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Time, money, and sanity are your friends as a budding entrepreneur. Don’t risk losing them.

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And it had nothing to do with making money.

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Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.

— Philippians 2:3–4 (NIV)

1. Prayer.


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“Am I ready to quit my current job to freelance full-time?”

Anna Meyer

Freelance Content Writer | Featured in Freelancer’s Hub & The Post-Grad Survival Guide | Christian, wife, dog mom | annameyeragency.com

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