Anxiety takes our breath away. It hammers at our heart. It pumps up our adrenals until our bodies rush with enough adrenaline to run from a bear or lift a car. But when there is no bear to run from or car to lift, what then?
Much of the advice out there about self-employment is very helpful. But it falls flat in these dark, lonely places, places that revel in taking a good-size bite out of your self-esteem. So, to go alongside the blogs about where to get the best deal on an office chair, here are five tips about maintaining a sense of self-worth as you walk your own less-traveled path.