Final Thoughts on Working From Home

I’ve talked a lot about unique challenges that you have working from home mindset issues, productivity guidelines, technical matters, family issues, obligations, boundaries. One of the things that I have yet to talk about is how fun working from home really is....

Get a Hobby That Doesn’t Require a Screen!

Try to find a hobby that has nothing to do with what you do for a living and especially doesn’t involve a screen or anything electronic. This has proven to be one of the hardest things for me to do since I’ve been working from home: finding a hobby or a...

Staying Inspired When Working From Home

Finding people at Meetups or online conferences or literal in-person conferences and connecting with those people, is very valuable and very helpful. Getting out of your house, meeting with people, pursuing hobbies, finding opportunities to do things that are not...

Check in With Your Family, and Get a Pet!

Ask your family how you’re doing. This is really embarrassing, but it’s really important. There’s nobody in my life who knows me as well as my wife. And she is the one who knows before I do, whether I’m thriving or struggling. And so sometimes...

Get Out Of The House When Working From Home

Physical fitness is one of the most important things that you need to be aware of when you’re working from home. I cannot stress this enough — it’s so important. I’ve already mentioned that there are numerous benefits to going to the gym. One...

When Working From Home, Go Take a Walk!

I’ll sometimes walk 10, 15, 30 minutes, and set a goal that I won’t come back until I have at least one alternative solution for a problem I’m having. Part of staying physically fit is keeping your mind fit as well. These two go hand-in-hand. I...