3 Ways to Stay Motivated While Working From Home

Ahhh, the “work from home” (WFH) life . It’s every woman’s dream, right?


I know it sounds like a dream come true but as someone who has worked from home for herself for over a year, I’ll let you in on a secret. It CAN be a dream…but it CAN also be lonely, and distracting.

When I chat about my work, I often hear “you seem extremely self motivating” and am frequently asked “how do you stay motivated while working from home?” And let me tell you- I have my tough times too! BUT over the past year, I’ve developed a few tricks to staying engaged, inspired, and SANE while working from home! And because you’re likely working from home right now too, I figure what better time to share my tips with YOU?

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Sneakers & The City

Isn’t it funny how people often know you’re on your way to your dreams before you do?  I vividly remember telling my coworkers in Philadelphia I was moving to New York City, and conveyed my excitement  but expressed more nerves than anything.  And I will never forget when one of my coworkers said “who are you kidding, you’ve KNOWN you’re meant to be there!  New York is YOUR place!”

and to tell you the truth, I haven’t looked back since.

During the years spent dreaming of being a New Yorker (and by years I mean YEARS!) I lived for visits to the city as well as for reruns of my all time favorite show, Sex & The City.  I spent college nights living vicariously through Carrie as she trotted down Manhattan streets in Manolo Blahniks while planning my next outfit around the latest New York trends.  Flash forward and just as my coworker said, New York has since become my place where those day dreams are coming true!

But since becoming a New Yorker I’ve discovered a harsh reality…

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