Being able to work from home is an incredible freedom. While most of the working world is required to face rush hour traffic, show up at a physical place of employment, and adhere to a specific dress code, those who work from home have the privilege of avoiding these burdens. Pajamas can serve as acceptable work attire. Any part of your home can be your “office.” And your work day is largely controlled by you. However, as one might expect, benefits like these don’t come without some kind of downside.
Every day I see self-help articles about life hacking with tips, tricks, and never-ending lists of things to do in order to become a successful human being. According to these articles, If I do these things I’ll run like a machine. I’ll be living life at 500%, 100% of the time.