The Good Life Unravelled: Ep. 11 – Choosing the Freelance Lifestyle with Emma Cossey
In todays episode we hear from Emma Cossey, a coach for freelancers. She has been freelancing for 11 years and a coach for 4 years.
We chat about how Emma got into freelancing after burning out in the corporate world. Emma tells us how she thinks of freelancing as ideal for introverts and creatives, and likens in it to a ‘career buffet’.
Emma’s approach to freelancing as a career is approachable and realistic. We discuss the different terms people use to describe their job role as a freelancer.
We talk about the benefits and challenges of going freelance and whether it suits everybody.
I ask Emma what a good life means to her, plus she shares her advice for those seeking to create a good life for themselves.
We go on to talk about listening to your gut and how Emma shares a practical exercise to help us listen.
Finally Emma shares her self-care routine and tells us why she has found meditation so transformative.