Tag: freelancer

FINDING PURPOSE WHEN YOU FEEL UNPRODUCTIVE - THE YELLOW ROOM

Have you ever been the woman who wants to change the world? The woman with the heart, the guts, and the brain to get the job done, but who has been stopped short with one question: now what? I have. The time between deciding what we want to do and actually getting to do that kind […]

WHAT I LEARNED WHEN MY DREAM JOB BECAME A CHORE - THE YELLOW ROOM

Growing up in an Asian culture, everything revolved around my career. Having both of my parents graduate from nursing school, it was a no-brainer for them that I, too, was going to step into the medical field. But as I got older I realized that there was a huge scope of professions, and before I […]

UNLEASHING YOUR CHILDHOOD COURAGE TO BE YOUR BOLDEST SELF - THE YELLOW ROOM

Do you remember that feeling of getting lost in something – really getting lost in something the way you used to as a child? What was that “something” for you – playing doctor, dressing up, cooking in a perfectly curated play kitchen, pretending to be a mommy? For me, it was writing. When I wasn’t […]

HUSTLE LESS, PLAY MORE: YOUR CREATIVITY WILL THANK YOU

How often have you sacrificed rest, play, and relationships to get ahead in your creative endeavor? For me, the answer is a lot. My first year in business, I hustled – hard. In some regards I enjoyed working four jobs, pulling 80 hour weeks, and living on pure adrenaline and caffeine. I prided myself in […]

EXPERIENCING THE IMPACT OF DIVERSE CULTURE (WITHOUT A PASSPORT) - THE YELLOW ROOM

I spent the summer after eighth grade in a bright orange vest, parking cars at the fairgrounds. It was August in Michigan and we had the humidity to prove it. At age 13, this was hardly the glamorous image I wanted my peers to witness, but I was determined to raise enough money to take […]

CONFRONTING OUR INNER JUDGEMENT TO UNCOVER OUR BEST SELF - THE YELLOW ROOM

Who am I, really? It’s a question I’ve put a lot of thought into over the past year. Every day, we are in the process of becoming ourselves. Each choice we make (about clothes, or business, or relationships, or food) is an unconscious decision about who we are not only on that day, but who […]

HOW TO MAINTAIN MOMENTUM WHILE STARTING A BUSINESS - THE YELLOW ROOM

Some people in life will tell you that figuring out what you want to do is the hard part. Honestly, I can’t completely agree. Once I realized that I wanted to create my own company as a Holistic Health and Wellness Coach, I found out that deciding how to move forward when starting a business can be just […]

5 MUSTS FOR BRINGING MEANING TO THE IN-BETWEEN OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

I was feeling a little guilty. I’d worked so hard to get where I am, but now there was somewhere else I wanted to go. An old friend’s stinging words flashed back into my mind and nagged at my heart, “Won’t you ever be content?!” But the truth is, I still am. I’ve realized in […]

You’re doing a lot right now. You could be stretching yourself right and left to meet deadlines for your side job and your passion project. Maybe you own your own business and are constantly creating events, taking care of your team, and trying to figure out what is next. Or, perhaps you’re in the beginning of it all […]

LETTING YOUR INTUITION LEAD YOU THROUGH THE INDECISION OF WHAT TO DO NEXT - THE YELLOW ROOM

When I first embarked on my entrepreneurial journey, I was instantly aware of all the beautiful work of other business owners. I was caught in the tension of being both inspired and discouraged from the endless possible paths that I could take. Confused about what I felt was my “true calling”, there were times I felt utterly […]