Maintaining healthy habits while working from home

Aimed at those who work from home it’s still good advice for those of us who wrestle regulations into policy and procedure. Just strike the last two words off the title, eh?

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Working from home is great, isn’t it?

You can roll out of bed, get to your desk and work in your pajamas or yoga pants without any stress or strain. Heck, you could even skip brushing your teeth, showering, or eating breakfast if you wanted.

And sleeping in? Well, without any commute or the need to get up and get ready for work, you’ve at least gained an hour every morning from the past daily commuter traffic drama, haven’t you?

Working from home is convenient. And for some, myself included, maybe too convenient at times.

It’s so easy to wake up and walk a few steps to the office chair — and sit… for hours, easily absorbed by our work and not being interrupted.

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With no one to tell us how we look, it’s easy to even stop worrying about appearance. We can work longer hours when we work from…

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Weekend Edition – On “Real” Writers Plus Good Reads and Writing Tips

Jamie has already said everything on the subject worth saying!!

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How to Tell If You’re a “Real” Writer

Even the Blue Fairy can't make you a real writer ~ Inspirational Illustration by Gustaf Tenggren Even the Blue Fairy can’t make you a real writer ~ Inspirational Illustration by Gustaf Tenggren

There has been a bit of a kerfuffle around the Internet for the past few weeks. Like drunken participants in a virtual bar brawl, the topics of MFAs and creative exclusion have careened from blog to blog, crashing into our headspace and spilling beer on our reading material. While I’m glad that people are talking about writing (even if they are being a little unruly about it), I’m discouraged that the conversation focuses so heavily on the idea of external validation – of whether or not (and how) someone else can say that you are (or are not) a “real” writer. And, for that matter, what’s with this term “Real” Writer?

This isn’t the first time we have been caught in the crossfire, but this particular…

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On Highway…

Fantastic! Reminder of lunch at a similar place on the way to Galle Fort (Sri Lanka).

Kunal Rane

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I’m headed to my aunt’s place, around 400 kms. from Mumbai, with my mother and sister and my nephew, and this is a small restaurant where we are going to eat now. 🙂 Nice place. It’s called ‘Nisarga’ (Nature).

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