Do you struggle to set boundaries in your handmade biz?
Maybe you feel like you have to respond to every email or message RIGHT NOW.
Perhaps you feel like you should ALWAYS be working.
Maybe you struggle to focus when there are chores catching your eye around the house.
Or do you find it hard to say ‘no’ to family and friends when they want your attention during what should be work time?
In this episode, I go into detail about all the different sorts of boundaries you need to set in your handmade business – around your time, your privacy, and much more.
I share a few challenges I’ve faced over the years to set boundaries (and why I took Facebook off my phone…), and share many tips about why boundaries matter, and how you can set and enforce them.
I’m thankful to be able to share this story with you today – the story of how craft – specifically, jewellery-making and metalsmithing – helped SuzAnne Taylor to find new purpose in her life.
SuzAnne was a combat medic in the US Army, and after a tour in the Middle East, returned home with a severe case of PTSD.
I’ve known SuzAnne online for a few years now, but when I finally learnt the details of her story, I knew I wanted to bring her on the show to talk about her experience, and how finding a craft literally saved her life.
This is an incredibly moving episode – SuzAnne is an open book and we dive deep into her experiences over the years since her tour of duty.
I want to thank SuzAnne for sharing her experience with us – and sharing her journey towards healing.