Productivity, Work

Parkinson’s Law + work/time expansion…

Since we’ve been home all week 24/7, I’m missing most of the “anchors” in my life right now. It’s nice, in a way, to have some total “free for all” days, but also still odd. (Less odd now than it would have been a few years ago, since we have become fairly used to this slower pace throughout the pandemic,…

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Productivity, Work

Mini WFH rant

Wow, I feel utterly exhausted this morning. This week has felt way too intense with the addition of what felt like 4,329 different appointments mixed in on top of the regular workweek and everything else. I generally dread weeks when I have appointments of any kind, because I just know how they mess up the regular rhythm and routine of my…

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Bad day, COVID, Kids, Work

Parenting Fatigue. TGIF.

Wish I were sitting back here this morning TGIF. Since I changed jobs a few years ago and generally feel much happier with my work/life balance and my job overall, I don’t typically dread the workweek or count down until it’s over. So I don’t really embrace the whole “TGIF” thing too much. But today, TGIF. This week has kinda…

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Kids, Productivity, Work

A good day

The good thing about a bad day is that it’s usually followed by a good day. That’s my experience, anyway. I don’t too oftenhave multiple bad days in a row, maybe because the bad day forces me to stop and re-evaluate WHY it was a bad day and make some intentional changes to avoid another bad day the next day.…

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Wednesdays, Work

“What’s your policy on Wednesdays?”

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s my day off….oh wait. Nope, flex days are over!! Ha. I’m not complaining- I am very grateful overall to be back to full time hours and pay this week. But hey, it was nice while it lasted! Can’t say I didn’t enjoy having Wednesdays off for the last 8 weeks. It reminds me of this scene…

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