Midweek Mental Greening
One of my writing buddies took off for Cancun earlier this week, but the morning before she left she announced she was leaving her laptop at home.
I nearly choked on my coffee.
This might not sound like too big of a deal to some of you, but for folks who work from home in any field the thought of disconnecting – of leaving behind a laptop or any other gadget for communication and work – can be scary.
What if you find some free time to work on a project? What if the deadline changes and your client needs to let you know?
Of course, the fear branches out to anyone who regularly uses the Internet to keep in touch with friends and stay up to date on current events.
How will anyone get in touch with you? Do you really have the willpower to wait until you get home to update your Facebook with pictures of your kid’s sandcastles or the awesome view from your balcony?
HOW WILL YOU TWEET ABOUT THAT WEIRD LOCAL DISH YOU HAD FOR DINNER?!
Yet, disconnecting doesn’t have to be scary; really, it should be exciting. If you’re planning a vacation soon and torn about whether you can really disconnect, remember that…
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