How to create a healthy home office

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Before becoming a remote worker, I studied Swedish, myofascial, and sports massage. Then within 3 years of completing my studies, I had 2 kids and moved to a different country, which made it pretty hard to start scheduling in massages, so I placed aside the massage qualifications and decided to concentrate on my internet based, customer service skills for a while …

The longest study on happiness: slow and steady wins the race

Slow but sure route to happiness

Robert Waldinger, the 4th director of the longest study on happiness ended his TED talk “What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness” with the quote; “The good life is built with good relationships.” A 75 year study neatly summarised into a few words, it comes as no surprise that cash and fame – what people …

Flowdock for Remote Work

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Finding which tools work for you and your team can be a tedious task no matter the location. Between encouraging colleagues to become users, create habits, and appreciate the tools, you want to know you’re picking the right app from the get-go, if possible. And what if you are location-less? Then the challenge becomes that little bit more-so, faced with virtual …

Why my remote working Christmas sucked

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I don’t mean to add to January doom and gloom but I’ve got to be honest with the remote working community right now: my remote working Christmas truly sucked. That is, the working and Christmas combination. Though maybe what I should be saying is the lack-of-working-Christmas part. Let me back up. A few months back, my family planned a Christmas getaway …