How to write an About page that attracts your dream clients

When you’re trying to attract new wellness clients, putting yourself out there can be intimidating.

What if people think you’re boring? What if they think you sound like an egomaniac? And how in the world do you explain the weird, winding path that led you to where you are today?

If you’d rather let your work speak for itself, you’re not alone.

Recently I was talking with a prospective client here in Portland about updates he wanted to make to his website when I realized something was missing. And that something — or, someone — was him.

His website was speaking to his ideal client, but wasn’t telling them anything about who they’d be working with if they hired him.

He needed to show up on his website. He needed an About page.

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How to deal with burnout when you're running a business

As much as I love what I do, every now and then I start to feel tired, overwhelmed and uninspired.

In the past, this scared me; it made me wonder if I was wasting my time in the wrong line of work.

But I’m realizing that these feelings are part of the cycle of doing what you love. Life happens, your energy dips or you go through a dry spell of some kind and it leaves you feeling a bit burned out. It’s bound to happen, but it’s also bound to pass.

So if you find yourself in a season of burnout or exhaustion, here are a few ways to refill your bucket, reclaim your inspiration and get back to doing the work you love.

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