Thinking about taking the leap and starting your own freelance business? First off, congratulations! But second, let’s face it, freelancing isn't a piece of cake. Jumping into freelancing can be difficult, especially when you've previously worked in an office or community centric work space. In my first two months of full time freelancing, I struggled with feeling extremely siloed, and with staying organized, motivated, and inspired when I'm my own boss. But thankfully I've discovered a few tips and tricks that have worked for me to stay energized, creative, and happy while freelancing!
This spring has been full of travel for me! NYC, Portland, NYC again, Portland again and again, right now I'm in San Jose, and coming up is San Francisco. With so much traveling, I try to be a thrifty and savvy as I can. When I was looking for places to stay in Manhattan that were centrally located and accessible without breaking the bank, I discovered the amazing Pod Times Square! A great alternative to regular hotels or AirBnbs, read on to learn more about these innovative hotels and how life changing it is for a traveling creative like me!
Karya Schanilec is a Seattle based photographer specializing in fashion, portrait, and performance photography.