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Times of Grief as a Business Owner

Yesterday I sat with a family member, listening and comforting, as they planned their funeral. This family member has a diagnosis that has given them an estimated timeline …

Recognising the signs of burnout

It is a myth that burnout only happens to people in certain jobs. In fact, burnout can happen to anyone who does any type of work, whether it’s …

How To Reduce the Potential For Isolation: A Freelance’s Guide to Mental Wellbeing

The digital age has enabled a level of autonomy never seen before. Freelance work is at an all-time high, and remote workers are on the rise. But what …

WordFest Live 2021… Looking Back

I’m about to take a deep dive into what it took to deliver the first WordFest Live 2021. I’ll get technical, practical, as well as personal. I hope …

Balancing work and parenting when the office is in your home

I am a mom first. Loving three little humans is my most important work project. I also write some code here and there, contribute to marketing projects, and …

Dear Impostor Syndrome…

An honest, open and forthright letter written by me, to me, with the hope it will help you. Dan Maby Dear Impostor Syndrome, We’ve known each other for …

WordPress Freelancers: Job Costing Is Your Best Friend

Freelancing has many benefits but also has drawbacks. One of the drawbacks to freelancing is hidden costs in the form of overhead and scope creep. This is why …

Small things to make a positive change #1 – Business Health

The first in a summer of short blog posts that explore ways to change small things that can have a positive effect on each of the Big Orange …

Color My Heart Orange

Color My Heart Orange – a collaborative and community-focused project – is the first in a series of mindfully focused coloring books by Big Orange Heart.

Now Available 

An illustrated image of three internal pages from the book Color My Heart Orange