Whether from conversations in our community, our own research and content, or signposting to useful work from others - our resources section is constantly growing to offer you tangible ways to look after your mental health when working for yourself, freelancing and self-employed.
Our original guide to working well when self-employed, packed full of simple and effective techniques.→ Get the guide
The Winter edition of our guide to tackling issues related to remote working and covid - with a particular focus on self-employment.→ Get the guide
Tackling one of the most common confidence issues of self-employment, with worksheets and techniques to help combat the experience.→ Get the guide
Just starting out? Check out these useful resources on what you need to consider when newly self-employedWhy mental health at work matters for the self-employed How you Doing? - a guide to freelancing and mental health Setting boundaries when you’re new to freelancing Freelancing and COVID - what to be aware of
Whilst we're all unique - there are some common challenges which freelancers deal with on a regular basis, so we're constantly gathering resources to help tackle these themes.Dealing with late payments Taking time off when self-employed Juggling homeschooling and work when freelancing Dealing with lack of motivation and lethargy Dealing with meeting overload during COVID 19 Anxiety and IR35 Dealing with Imposter Syndrome Dealing with disputes over fees Making zoom calls less stressful Setting boundaries when you’re new to freelancing
Want to suggest a theme? Join the community and post a question in #askanything
We conduct annual studies on the relationship between mental health and self-employment. Look at our historical and current research here.
Results from 2020 into mental health and self-employment are currently under review.
Results from 2019 into mental health and self-employment
We publish regular articles, opinion, comment and news on the topic of mental health, freelancing, self-employment and our community - browse the archive of articles, or sign up to receive monthly updates as a member of Leapers.Subscribe to updates
If you hire or work with freelancers, we have a dedicated platform for you - Freelance Friendly. This community is for those organisations who want to work well with their freelancers or provide support for communities of freelancers and the self-employed.Get Freelance Friendly