If you work from home full time you are part of a growing trend. An estimated 3.2 million people in the U.S. work at home, a number which has risen 79% since 2005. Employers appear to be warming up to the idea of telecommuting employees. Perhaps because a recent survey showed home-based employees worked an average of 9.5% longer and were 13% more productive.
As we anticipate the holiday season, we reflect on the current of our lives and those around us. Although we have been experiencing some tumultuous times recently, we still have the power to choose many of our experiences.
We do not have to get caught up in the commercialism that seems to overtake the season. Instead, we can choose to get back to the basics, and focus only on those holiday activities we really enjoy.