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How to work from home

I love working from home. It’s hard, and it’s not for everyone. But for me, it’s the only way. As a work from home veteran of 6 years, I thought I’d share the absolutely essential practices that keep me happy and functioning through my workdays.

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Producing happiness

Here’s how I spent my morning today: I woke up and ate breakfast with my partner while we talked about whatever sleepy, unfocused thoughts were on our minds. We listened to a short news podcast and discussed somewhat sharper thoughts about the state of the world. My partner went off to work, and I went […]

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Redefining productivity

I’m not a fan of the word “productivity.” Everywhere I turn, there’s another app or article promising to help me gain more of it. We’re obsessed with productivity. According to capitalism and the internet, productivity is narrowly defined as the things we do that create a monetary output.