Like a lot of people, I’m ready for this dreadful year to end. I was really feeling fried during my last week or so of work. Throughout the pandemic from almost day 1, I’ve been keeping a list of things that have been bringing me a wee bit of joy during the lonely and frustrating times of this crisis. Here they are in no particular order:Continue reading “20 things that brought me a little joy during the pandemic in 2020”
I’ve had plenty of time to think during my solitary confinement at home due to COVID-19. While my work as a writer means a lot of alone time the current situation is unlike any other work from home experience from during my career. I hope to use this crisis as a catalyst for positive change for me. I want to come away from this experience with something positive to show for it.Continue reading “7 lessons and reminders from my self-isolation during the pandemic”
It’s day 2 of week 2 of the Coronavirus shutting down my local area. Working at home during a pandemic is an unfamiliar type of remote working even for me as an experienced remote worker. I’m still getting used to the relative silence outside since many of my neighbors are stuck at home.
Here’s how I’m spending my time right now:
- Binge-watching Spenser for Hire on Amazon Video/IMDB TV at night
- Gearing up to write my next TechTarget articles
- Feeling thankful that I have a job that was already allowing me to work from home
- Missing circuit training at the gym and easing myself into an at-home workout routine
- My current reading list includes Brand Storytelling: Put Customers at the Heart of Your Brand Story by Miri Rodriguez; Whistle Blower by Susan Fowler; and DevOps for Dummies by Emily Freeman
I’m trying to find my stride with my self-isolation and hope that comes this week.
How are you doing with working at home during the current crisis?