After working from home for two years, my comfort zone turned into a restrictive bubble without me realizing that it was happening. A vacation trip to England is what it took to finally wake me up to the fact that staying secluded in my office day after day was having an insidious impact on my mental health.
I work remotely in an office space in our garage that’s separated from our house. This allows me to be in solitude for large blocks of time. Being an introvert, this has been a form of heaven for me. But after two years of working from home, my world had shrunk down to a radius of only a few miles. Days were going by without me ever leaving the driveway.[Read more…]