Working From Home

Hey Commuters, Take Back 87 Hours Of Your Life Like I Did

Darcy Poster | Posted 06.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Darcy Poster

One of the best decisions I made was when I stopped commuting six months ago. I now work much closer to home at a flexible worksplace. I get to drop my kids off at school. My morning stress has decreased significantly and I start my days off much happier than I ever did when I had to commute. I believe it's time for businesses to consider if it's truly necessary for people to commute in rush-hour traffic every day to get to work.

10 Ways To Be A Productive Employee...From Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada Living

There's construction outside your living room window, your two-year-old is crying and the dog won't stop barking. While distractions at home can keep ...

Find Time to Exercise When Working From Home

TheMompreneur.com | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Living
TheMompreneur.com

Finding time to exercise can be difficult for a busy person. However, exercise is important to your health, so it is important that you make time for it. Here are some ways that you can squeeze exercise into your day when you're working from home.

I Don't Feel Guilty For Staying at Home

Sylvia Forrest | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Living
Sylvia Forrest

Well-meaning cashiers at the grocery store ask, "so, you have the day off of work today?" as they check out my purchases. I feel temporarily guilty that my husband makes enough money to give me this "leisure time." Just because some women work in stores or offices all day, and then cram in housework between the hours of 7-10 p.m., should I be doing that, too?

It Took a Turning Point to Start my Own Business

Anne Day | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada Business
Anne Day

Women start businesses for a variety of reasons -- to address a need, to pursue a passion, or just to get away from life in the fast lane. Many seek more control over their lives, wanting the flexibility to work around the needs of their families, and their needs for an interesting life that stretches them and gives a sense of self. For myself it was a couple of life-changing experiences that had me take that leap of faith.

12 Things That REALLY Happen When We Work From Home

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.13.2012 | Canada Living

Wouldn't it be convenient to just roll out of bed and walk 30 seconds to your office desk every morning? In a recent infographic by OnlineDegrees.c...

What Working Moms Really Want From Employers

Selena Cameron | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada Business
Selena Cameron

All too often, I think we get caught up in details of success that don't actually mean much to moms. I care far less about having a smartphone than I do about the option of using that smartphone to work from home when one of my kids is sick. It's an extra step, but an important one.

Hey Moms, Don't Expect Time Off With That Baby

Rachel Ryan | Posted 08.05.2012 | Canada Living
Rachel Ryan

Women in the U.S. are offered zero paid maternity leave, and they're practically the only ones. More women are going to school and joining the workforce but then -- boom! -- babies. And yes, while more and more Americans are working from home, there is little hope that a single shift will alleviate a working mother's workload. The shift needs to be one of national legislative proportions.