"There is an art to the business of making sandwiches which it is given to few ever to find the time to explore in depth. It is a simple task, but the opportunities for satisfaction are many and profound." — Douglas Adams
I'm on a much-needed vacation from Facebook at the moment, and it has given me a delightful moment to sit back on my heels and regroup. What a delicious feeling.
If you're lik… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/how-find-now/
The time you spend in the social-media tractor beam is time that you could be investing in yourself. Take it back.
How much time per day do you spend scrolling through newsfeeds? How much total time do you think you've spent locked in infinite-scroll mode?
If you could magically collect a "re… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/escape-facebook-mountain/
Writing isn't just a talent, nor a gift: it's a habit. Here's how I weave the act of writing into every day -- and how you can, too.
The truest words ever said about writing were from the famously irascible Bukowski in his excellent poem on the subject: "if it doesn't come bursting out of you in spite of ever… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/my-6-best-tools-habitualize-writing/
There are a few things that you'd be nuts to make room for in your luggage -- but you shouldn't live remote without them. Here's the skinny.
These are items you almost certainly won't be packing for your trip...not even in your checked bag. However, the quality-of-life boost they deliver is way worth the effort.
Are you ready for the bad news? (Spoiler: there isn't much.)
You probably have a pretty good idea of the stuff you'd have to give up as a digital nomad.
The thing is: you're wrong.
Be ready to raise an eyebrow or two.
Stuff you can't … http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/stuff-you-cant-do/
When you're working in a public environment, it doesn't matter how nice you are. You can ruin easily someone else's workday by arriving unprepared (and/or unthoughtful), and that would make you -- you guessed it -- a de facto asshole.
I know you're not an asshole.
You're a sweetie, in fact. Of course.
But when you're working remotely in public environment, it doesn't matter how nice you are. You can ruin ea… http://www.sustainablelunacy.com/blog/how-work-remote-without-being-asshole/