How Working from Home Can Make You into a Mindful SuperheroNone By Jillian Richardson
People often have a certain image of working from home: eating food straight out of the container, tackling presentations from underneath the covers, and taking video calls without pants. And sure, some freelancers approach their work life that way. But it doesn’t have to be like that!
In reality, a home office can be the perfect place to have a mindful and productive day. Why? Because you create your own office culture! Does your company of one value exercise breaks throughout the day? Meditation? Mini dance parties? It's up to you, of course.
If you put some time and effort into planning your day, working from home can help make you into a mindful superhero. Of course, that’s easier said than done, so I asked some freelancers to reveal how they stay happy and productive throughout the day. Here’s what I learned.
Take Back Your Commute
Did you know that the average American spends 26 minutes traveling to the office? Working from home means that you can rescue hours of your month and dedicate them to a morning ritual instead.
Storyteller Donna Talorico starts her day with a puzzle to get her brain moving, and to prevent herself from diving into social media right away. “Doing this gives me a way to get my brain going, without the sudden onslaught of negative posts I might see on Facebook or Twitter,” Talorico says. This is smart&mdash