Freelance Feast (and Famine)

By Sarah Chauncey | January 8, 2016

Every freelancer goes through feast or famine, but I have to say that I think I’ve hit some extremes on both ends. After two years of significant financial challenges, last year I earned twice the highest amount I’ve ever earned in a calendar year…thanks to a single contract. I imagine most people who picture having a dramatic increase in income would…

The Freedom of Facing My Biggest Secret

By Sarah Chauncey | July 9, 2015

This is the day I’ve dreamed about, visualized, worked towards and sometimes despaired of ever reaching, for the past five years. Today, I made my final payment to clear up Canadian tax arrears that spanned six years. I’ve also then had to clear up the years since (2010-14). I don’t know the exact amount I’ve…

Finding Joy Through a Giving Practice

By Sarah Chauncey | February 11, 2015

I’ve discovered the secret to living in a world filled with kindness, generosity and compassion: It starts with me.