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Find Flexible Work That Improves Your Health and Job Satisfaction

Do you have a toxic job? It may be damaging your health, but here are 3 options you can consider.

Flexible Work

Work is a source of anxiety for 1 in 4 Americans (source). Many of us put up with jobs that damage our mental and physical health because we think it’s necessary to get by, but in reality, that’s not always the case.

Today, there are more ways to make money than ever before. If you’re in a job that causes you anxiety, you should look for a different job or career. In terms of mental health, a flexible job that allows you to work from home and on your own terms can be a great option.

Whether you are advanced in your career and simply burned out, or if you’re looking for a job for stay-at-home parents that allows you to spend more time around your family, you can find work that will pay well and allow you to live a healthy life without anxiety.

Let’s take a look at three realistic possibilities:

Freelance Writer

If you like to write, there may be no better opportunity to earn a living than by working as a freelance writer. You’ll be able to work from home, benefit from a flexible schedule, write about topics that interest you, and earn a good income.

Some people don’t even consider the possibility of freelance writing because they know someone who’s tried it and that person got paid an extremely low rate. It’s true that there are a lot of low-paying freelance writing gigs out there, but there are also plenty of jobs that pay very well. Some freelancers are able to earn a six-figure salary while working from home with a flexible schedule.

With the number of blogs and websites that are publishing vast amounts of content every single day, it can be a good career move to learn how to become a freelance writer.

Virtual Assistant

A virtual assistant (VA) can offer a wide variety of services. Many VA’s work for online businesses and handle administrative tasks related to managing a blog or maintaining social media profiles.

As a VA, you might be in charge of editing blog posts, creating graphics for articles or social media posts, scheduling content to be shared on social media, or any number of other tasks.

Much like freelance writing, some VA jobs are low paying, but there are plenty of VAs who are paid well. Some VAs charge $100 per hour, or more.

Virtual assistants are able to work from home, or while traveling (it’s a popular job for digital nomads). You’ll have some control over your hours, and it can be done part-time or full-time. Learning how to become a virtual assistant can drastically change your level of stress and allow you to have a more fulfilling career.

Transcriptionist

If you have some typing skills becoming a transcriptionist may be an excellent option. You’ll need to be able to type about 70 words per minute with accuracy, but if that’s you, there’s some demand for your services.

Most transcriptionist jobs are extremely flexible. You can usually work as much or as little as you want, and whenever you are able to work. It’s perfect for someone who needs a job that will fit around around responsibilities.

There are definitely some websites that pay very little for transcription, but if you stick to the best transcription jobs you can earn a very nice income and benefit from flexible, low-stress work.

Of course, there are other opportunities as well, but these three jobs are perfect for anyone who wants to get away from an unhealthy job that is causing too much stress and anxiety.

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