After 18 months of working from home, I changed jobs and found myself back in the office full-time. Here's some of what it taught me: I don't need to be thereAfter working from home full-time for around 18 months, it's clear that being in an office full-time doesn't need to be mandatory for a lot … Continue reading 5 things I’ve learnt from being back in the office full-time
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When working from home, the getting ready process from bed to desk is much less time consuming. Instead of waking up, getting breakfast, showering and brushing your teeth, getting ready, leaving out and travelling to the office. You might just wake up, get a coffee and start work. Then perhaps it's later in the morning … Continue reading 5 minutes more
A fresh start is a mindset not an action
When you think of a fresh start, what comes to mind? A new city, a new stage in education, a new country, a new relationship, a new job, a promotion or a new home. As much as those things are the beginning of new chapters in our lives, they don't necessarily mark a fresh start. … Continue reading A fresh start is a mindset not an action
Which dreams are worth pursuing?
When you're creating your dream life, you might think of things such as where you'll live, what sort of home you'd like, how you'll earn an income, how you'll spend your free time and so on. But when there is equal appeal for conflicting choices, how do you decide? Essentially it requires you to let … Continue reading Which dreams are worth pursuing?
Separating work from home
If you've found yourself working from home over the past 16 months, chances are that at some point the lines have blurred. This happens when you don't create clear boundaries. As much as working from home gives you more freedom and flexibility, you're still working. And so being curled up on the sofa with a … Continue reading Separating work from home
2 kinds of value
If you had to leave your home and could only take 10 things with you, what would you take? Turns out the things we value in our day to day lives aren't the same things we value in an emergency. In our day to day life we're more materialistic, we care more about perception. It's … Continue reading 2 kinds of value
What do you gain when working from home?
For a large group of people they've spent most at least 4 months of the year working from home. They've had to adjust and adapt to a new environment whilst still maintaining the same work output that would be delivered in the office. Despite the difficulties I think everyone gains something working from home. For … Continue reading What do you gain when working from home?
Don’t believe you’re missing out
You've probably had the experience of feeling totally fine but as soon as you see or hear about what other people are doing (or have done) suddenly you feel a sense of lack. It's like if you spend your Friday night at home watching a movie and painting your nails but the next week everyone … Continue reading Don’t believe you’re missing out
If I had more time…
Have you ever found yourself wishing that you had more time? If so, what circumstance did you think would arise to give you more time? Was it quitting your job, winning the lottery or an inheritance from a great aunt? Now that you have more free time than you used to, are you doing all … Continue reading If I had more time…
Breaking up the day
If you''re working on a laptop from 9-5 and spend your evenings scrolling social media, watching youtube and binging the latest fantasy thriller series, you'll have spent most of your day staring at a screen. You aren't going out to restaurants, going for drinks, visiting museums, catching up with friends in a local cafe or … Continue reading Breaking up the day