In this video I talk with Dr Ali from The Psych Show about Freelance photography and mental health. I truly hope you find this video helpful, whether you're a photographer, creative, someone interested in becoming a freelance photographer, or just curious about mental health. We cover so much in this video including:
-The difficulties of pursuing freelance work.
-What makes you a successful freelance photographer.
-The unique difficulties on your mental health freelancers face.
-How to deal with inconsistency in your lifestyle and your work
-Dealing with the double edged sword of having freedom to do what you want when you want.
-The importance of having a schedule outside of work.
-How to manage a freestyle lifestyle when personal life and professional life blend.
-How to delineate time in the face of hustle culture.
-Finding meaning in your work as a freelance photographer.
-Taking on personal photographic work to find fulfillment when professional work is not enough.
-Staying present on the job.
-How to engage in a flow state.
-Working on your skills as a photographer so that you are always growing.
-The importance of staying connected with your peers when isolated.
-How to avoid burn out as a freelance photographer.
Be sure to check out Dr Ali's channel, The Psych Show. I can not recommend it enough. https://www.youtube.com/user/thepsych...
Interested in seeing some of my work I do to stay on top of my mental game? Follow the link below!
The People Who Train Project
Portraits of everyday Jiu Jitsu practitioners.