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Weekly Newsletter #94: The Extra Beefy Newsletter

We’re welcoming in the new week with two simple but sweet updates for you, bug buddies.

First and foremost, we’re elated to introduce our “Research Roundup,” a new section in our weekly newsletter that highlights thought-provoking, peer-reviewed research articles editor burgundy bug has hand-selected to share with you.

Second, bug just released six new stickers as part of her “Mystical Magical Merch Store Update,” which you can enjoy a 10 percent discount on using the promo code “BDZN10.”

Be sure to stick around ’till the end of this week’s newsletter to catch a glimpse of bug’s current major graphic design project, as well.

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Burgundy Bug’s Mystical Magical Merch Store Update

Editor burgundy bug recently released six new stickers as a part of her “Mystical Magical Merch Store Update.”

This new line of designs boasts a cosmic, wizardly flair, which is especially apparent in the “Glossy Cosmic Mystic Mushroom” and “Glossy Mystical Magical Wizard Toad” stickers.

As a special thank you for being part of our community, we encourage you to use the promo code “BDZN10” to receive 10 percent off your order.

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Bug’s Mega Merch Store Update: Jan. 9, 2021

Editor burgundy bug has just added nine new prints and four new stickers to her personal Etsy shop. And the best part? You can get 10 percent off your order using the promo code “BDZN10.”

All orders over $35.00 (USD) also get to enjoy FREE SHIPPING!

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Bug’s Philosophy: Self Care is Productive

It’s all too easy to find yourself consumed by the vortex of constant productivity. After all, if you’re not creating something worth sharing on the internet, then what the hell are you doing?

As stacks of to-do lists pile up to your eyes alongside empty coffee mugs, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly matters: your emotional and physical wellbeing.

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Finding Your Niche as a Freelance Writer

Navigating the trials and tribulations of discovering your specialty as a writer is basically one big game of throwing shit at a wall and seeing what sticks.

But even then — where do you start?

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Bug’s Philosophy: The Truth About Self Love

Self love and self care seem to be abundant in the air these days. Yet, they’re often polluted by a shroud of toxic positivity the trails behind them.

While optimism is central wellness, too much of that cream in your coffee will leave you wondering if you’re better off just drinking milk.

Although cynicism could be revered as the counter-culture to suffocating positivity, the two can exist in equilibrium.

In fact, self love thrives in a space of self acceptance. How are you expected to love every part of yourself if you’re unwilling to accept all that comes with being you: the good and the bad?

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Should You Feel Challenged By Your Work?

Being self-employed comes with its own set of challenges: establishing your business, carefully keeping track of your taxes and deduction, generating leads, negotiating your own health insurance… The list goes on and on.

However, you may notice your day-to-day workflow falling into an all-too-predictable routine. You feel fortunate to do what you love for a living, but is it stimulating enough? Do you feel challenged – or rather, should you feel challenged?

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Write Now, Edit Later

As your caffeine-induced writing binge draws to a close, you shake the 90-words-per-minute keystrokes off your hands and wipe your brows. Phew!

But it’s not over ’till it’s over. In fact, now you’re tasked with the most important (and often the most challenging) part of your writing rendezvous.

Push back your glasses, it’s time to start editing… Or is it?

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