Last Updated 8 months by Emily Standley-Allard

Lots of buzz surrounds the “snail girl” trend and the repercussions that remaining flexible can have on the financial stability of women business owners. But the good news is that there is a way to embrace the trend, and everything positive that comes with it, responsibly.

To help bring clarity to women business owners who want to embrace the “snail girl” trend, we contacted Jade Pruett, founder of HelloSEO who expresses how she’s managed to grow a business remotely and embrace the trend. 

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Create a Calming Workspace

Design your work area with elements that promote calmness and focus, such as plants, natural light, or soothing colors.

Integrate personal touches and comforting items that bring joy and serenity to your workspace, creating a personalized sanctuary for productivity.


Focus on one task at a time to improve concentration and reduce feelings of overwhelm.

This approach not only improves the quality of work but also provides a sense of accomplishment and mastery over time, contributing to greater job satisfaction and well-being.

Focus on Nutrition

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Advocate for healthy eating habits, ensuring team members are fueling their bodies appropriately.

Providing education and resources on nutritious choices can empower women to make decisions that support their energy levels and cognitive function throughout the workday.

Encourage Regular Breaks

Women can take breaks away from their screens, helping to prevent burnout and maintain productivity.

Utilize these breaks to engage in activities that rejuvenate your mind and body, such as a short walk, meditation, or a hobby, fostering a sense of well-being and balance.

Set Clear Working Hours

Establish and respect clear boundaries between work and personal time, promoting a healthy work-life balance.

Being disciplined in starting and ending work at the designated times ensures that there is ample opportunity to unwind and indulge in personal activities, contributing to overall job satisfaction.

Remain Flexible

Provide options for flexible working hours, accommodating different lifestyles and commitments.

This adaptability allows team members to work during their most productive hours, enhancing their performance while also catering to their personal needs and responsibilities.


With the right tools, it is possible to remain a girl boss while also embracing the snail girl trend with a less rigorous schedule. 

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