The Gender Gap: Why Self-Employed Women Struggle More With Their Mental Health Than Men By Janelle Christa

Recent studies suggest that women in self-employment find it harder to maintain a healthy work/life balance than men. Unfortunately, women are still battling more social, political, and cultural issues than ever before. Women are more likely to put psychological turmoil down to mere depression. They’re also still expected to take on the lion’s share of responsibility for family and the home. What’s more, when it comes to income and roles, the inequality here remains rife. Janelle Christa has coached many self-employed men and women throughout her career. Yet, when it comes to self-employment, she’s found that it’s the women who struggle to balance health and well-being – often doing so at a cost to their mental health. Here Janelle offers her 5 tips for reducing everyday pressures for all women self-employed and/or working from home.  Make a routine All successful and productive self-employed people know that routine is crucial. Though many…

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