I know writers, artists and other humans are subject to ups and downs, but in the corporate world, the need to function in polite society (admittedly, in many cases, dysfunctional polite society) paints a glossy sheen over the mood dips.
At home, where the only face I see is mine in the mirror, the gloss is gone. One executive placement pro I talked with said that executives who start solo ventures face the same challenge.
Freelancing while job searching is so much fun. Not. Well, it is fun, but when it's not fun, it is REALLY not fun, and there's no one there to tell.
So I'm telling you. How do you beat the blues when you're alone?