6 Ways to Prevent Holiday Season Burnout and Stress

Six Ways to Prevent Holiday Burnout and Stress as a Biz Owner

For most soap company owners, the holiday season is a double-edged sword. It’s typically the largest sales season for a lot of small business owners, which means money – yay! On the other hand, it’s full of fast-paced decision making, supersonic speed marketing, and tons of extra work, from production, labeling, shipping, and so much […]

The Struggle is Real: What to Do When You Don’t Feel Like Doing Anything

What to Do When You Don't Feel Like Doing Anything

As an entrepreneur, we all have those times where we don’t feel like doing anything. Throw on the stresses of everyday life orĀ a mental illness like depression or bipolar, and sometimes, you have a recipe for disaster. (Yup, totally know that one.) Even when you don’t feel like doing anything, sometimes… you just have to […]

The Reality of Mental Health Awareness as an Entrepreneur

It's like a man riding a lion. People think, 'This guy's brave.' And he's thinking, 'How the hell did I get on a lion, and how do I keep from getting eaten?

Like thousands of other teenagers, I found solace in self harmĀ and substance abuse. I’ve sat aloneĀ in darkness (bothĀ real andĀ imagined), andĀ contemplated suicide more times than I can count. I had my first brush with a mental hospital in high school. As a young adult, I found another way to self-medicate: work. It didn’t take long to […]