Why I juggle 5 businesses at once

I started freelancing in 2007. By 2008, a month before my college graduation, I embarked on it full-time as a career.

The years 2008–2012 were roller coaster rides that would give anyone gray hair (or in my case, make me lose my hair). Clients came and went. Money rose and fell, as did stress.

Then, at the beginning of 2013, as my business was stumbling along on fumes, I was put…