Freelancing and mental health: top tips for seeking balance as a freelance writer

Mental health as a freelancer

This blog is about looking after your mental health as a freelancer. But, that’s not where this story starts. I’ve been working for communications agencies in writing and editing roles since I was 21.  What does this look like? Long hours, exciting work, travel, if you’re lucky. Expectations can be high. So can the rewards. […]

Health and medical writing: what do they mean to me?

After ten years in the field, I often get asked how I ended up as a health and medical writer, especially without a medical degree. If you’ve read my blogs before, you’ll know that writing has always been close to my heart, even from a young age. I realised early on that my love of […]

Reintroducing Rachel: my health writing journey

Rachel | Freelance medical and healthcare copywriter | Standing in a London street holding a coffee

Even though I’ve been writing about all things health for over 10 years, the start of a new year always feels like a great time for a reintroduction. I’m a big believer in appreciating the journey, taking time to look back on the details that have shaped where I find myself today and thinking about […]