Walking or Biking to Work May Make You Happier With Your Commute

Of course saving money and getting a workout could help a lot of people feel more satisfied with life in general, but there are plenty of reasons why this in particular can make commuters happier. Walking or biking generally means you have to plan further ahead and you’re in less of a rush. You are also rarely slowed down by circumstances outside of your control. Until pedestrian gridlock becomes a thing, anyway.

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Seven Strategies for Working from Home from an Experienced Telecommuter – The Simple Dollar

For me, part of what makes telecommuting work is that I am able to mentally flip a “work switch” in my head. There are times where I let go of the idea that I’m at home and instead I view myself as being wholly at work. The things I need to do at home no longer really matter. I am at work, not at home.

The first step in really making that happen for you is to create a place in your home where you work. Here’s how to do that.

via Seven Strategies for Working from Home from an Experienced Telecommuter – The Simple Dollar.