5 Reasons Why Google Drive is Perfect for Working at Home

5 Reasons We Use Google Drive

Aren't you glad we have “the cloud” available nowadays? O, what’s that? You are not sure of what “the cloud” is… Well, no one knows “what” it is…but it sure is helpful. Google Drive is one of those unique places where you can store files that will never get lost. (Unless Google Drive messes up). I’m here to give you an overview of what Google Drive is and how it can benefit you. How does Google Drive work? Google Drive allows you to create and store your files anywhere. With Google Drive you can create spreadsheets, documents, presentations, forms and even … [Read more...]

Five Things I Hate About Elance

Reasons I hate being a freelancer for Elance

Elance was one of the first places I turned to when I started working from home as a freelancer. I landed a few gigs and even had a few long-term clients for about a year. However, just because something is good, doesn’t mean it will last forever. Elance has some great things going for it, but here are 5 things I cannot stand about Elance. #1. Waiting for money I’m not going to lie. I did a few social media updates and a blog post for a client and I’m still waiting on that money. This can be so very frustrating because I worked for that money and I want it now. … [Read more...]

5 Things to Do When Work is Slow

things to do when work is slow

As I sit here with my work being quite slow, my mind is racing with different things I can do. I haven’t had to look for work for 16 months and now my mind is starting to wonder if I’ll need to start looking. Anyways, while I sit here at home with 3 children, I realize I depend on work to keep my mind busy. So, what happens when work is a little slower than usual? Your mind starts going off the deep end. Here are five things you can do when work is slow.   Wash Your Walls Seriously, we are about to move and I looked over at our walls and almost barfed. What is … [Read more...]

How to Find Your Work at Home Groove

Survive Working from Home by Finding Your Groove

I've been working from home for nearly three years now and my schedule changes on a day to day basis. I've always struggled to find my work at home groove, until I learned to go with the flow. I figured I’d give you some of my best tips. Ready, set, go! Try Something New I am one that likes to stick to what works. However, sometimes what works doesn't always go well. That’s why I started trying new things. You know, working when my kids are awake instead of just when they’re sleeping. Don’t be afraid to ask others for hints as well. Try Exercising I put off … [Read more...]

Finding Time to Exercise When Working at Home

Ways to Get Fit- Even if you work from home!

I know I will try to come up with every excuse under the book to not exercise. However, three kids later and thirty pounds later it is time I get my but in gear. I always try exercising and quickly give up, but that is why I started a few different approaches. Working at home is not a way to stay skinny that's for sure-- there are way too many temptations.   Get Some Accountability A few months ago one of my good friends started asking me to do workouts. We didn't do the workouts together, but we did hold each other accountable. We both have weight loss goals … [Read more...]