Do you have a business or a hobby?

Online business owners can easily “open their doors for business” without a firm business plan in place.

Some may test the waters to see if they attract any clients and some start out doing this online work as a side gig while working their full-time job.

So, if this is how you are opened your business (or are planning to), do you have a business or a hobby?

A hobby traditionally is an activity that brings you pleasure that you do in your spare time. A business, on the other hand, provides a service or products to clients, has regular business hours, and strives to make a profit.

Here are some questions to ask yourself to determine if you are working a business or a hobby:

• Do you have firm business hours or are you working sporadic hours as your family or full-time job allows?
• Do you make the most of your business hours or work time, working as efficiently as possible, or do you get distracted with social media or other behind-the-scenes tasks?
• Do you...

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Stress Will Lead to Burnout; De-Stress More

"Stress" is a relative term as it relates to our life. Contrary to the popular phrase I'm too blessed to be stressed, we are often stressed-out more than we are aware of because it becomes a constant state of being. Stress leads to burnout, and the best prevention for burnout is self-awareness and taking action to de-stress regularly.

At some point in our lives, we morph from carefree children to stress-filled adults - adults who have expectations and demands that pull them every-which-way. It is not always possible or practical to completely remove yourself from every stressful situation, but there is always hope to build coping skills that diminish the impact that stress has on your life.

Each of us lives a unique life filled with unique experiences, so our stress relief needs are going to be unique as well. Here's how to craft your own tailor-made de-stress plan:

Identify what causes your stress- What is the culprit robbing you of your peace? Is it a person, an activity, or an...

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