Whether you’re working from home because of COVID-19 or because you run your own business, working from home is often a challenge. It’s romanticized into this notion that you have all this extra free time. And the truth is, you don’t. It can be really difficult to draw a line between work and life when you live where you work and work where you live. So, to help you out, here’s a short list of healthy habits to include in your daily work from home life.Continue reading
Join me on Saturday, Mar. 21, 2020 at 1 PM CST for a free virtual event. I’m answering questions related to writing and editing as a business! Register using the event on my FB page!
Includes my best Upwork tip…also, I think my computer has COVID. Is that possible?
Picture this: your kid plays Fortnite…a game that allows in-game purchases to be made. You know, like most online games now…including games on Facebook and games on Pogo. Even I still play on Pogo. Her son, a teenager, uses her debit card, which is linked to his PS4 account to rack up $1,000 in purchases in a single night. But who is mom holding responsible?Continue reading
When I first started to figure out how to work from home six years ago there weren’t nearly as many resources as there are now. I had worked from home here and there for a few hours previously for one company, but through the use of a VPN and a specialized virtual / remote desktop program that blew my mind. Of course, that particular company dealt with sensitive personal information because we filed and managed bankruptcy claims on behalf of financial institutions, corporations, and debt buyers. We were into data security before I really understood its importance because I didn’t have a whole lot to do with legal tech…and it was shortly before the shit hit the proverbial fan and I had to get a permanent VPO against the ex where he, among many other extremely dangerous things, destroyed my laptop, stole information and data, and, well I have CPTSD now. It’s one of the reasons I work from home.Continue reading