The past few months of lockdown have been a blur of frantic pitching and finance freak-outs punctuated with Friday night Zoom quizzes, the occasional banana bread bake, and a lot of loungewear. Safe to say, it has been a trying time for us freelancers, and we are all coping in our own ways.
Whilst some take comfort from channelling energy into creative projects and picking up new skills, others are using downtime to look inward, to slow down and enjoy life’s simple pleasures (coffee art, we’re looking at you). Both camps are equally valid. If, however, you’re keen on brushing up your business skills or showering yourself in self-care, here is a list of some of our favourite books that could help you to progress your freelance business and improve your mental wellbeing whilst in lockdown.