Warning: Working at Home is Dangerous to Your Health!

September 14th, 2009

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If you’re thinking of working at home, or have recently started working from home, I’m about to tell you something you probably haven’t heard before. At least, I haven’t – until recently.

Here goes: working at home is dangerous to your health!

Lexi, Have You Lost Your Marbles?

I’m serious, and I’m not the only one who says so. Scott Tousignant of FatLossQuickie.com, says that most people gain 30 pounds their first year of working at home.

While I didn’t gain 30 pounds, I did notice some alarming things about my health in the last 18 months of being a work at home Mom:

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My Story (On Diva Talk Radio)

July 10th, 2009

On Wednesday, Kelli Claypool of Diva Talk Radio interviewed me about my life as a work at home Mom, natural parenting and eco-friendly living, and Internet marketing. We sure covered a lot of ground in under 1 hour. Listen to it here:

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The Day Twitter Died

July 8th, 2009

Guess What, I've just got my own Whale when I was twittering...

Have you ever thought about how important Twitter was in your life?

I had a chance to ponder that question when I found out my Twitter account had been suspended last Sunday, “for suspicious activities.”

A river of emotions ran through me:

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Productivity as a WAHM: Count Down to Focus

June 16th, 2009

Hi again, I’m Nicole Dean, and I’ll be guest blogging here all week about “Productivity when Working from Home” as part of my Summer Blog World Tour. If you missed yesterday’s post, it was all about valuing and protecting the time that you spend working so that you aren’t working ALL the time.

I know that, when you are working from home and you have kids at home, you’re constantly conflicted. On one hand, you feel like you’re never able to get onto the computer to work. On the other hand, you feel like you’re on the computer all the time.

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Productivity as a WAHM: Your Time is Valuable

June 15th, 2009

294615037Hi. I’m Nicole Dean and I’m a guest here on Lexi’s blog. I’m doing this crazy publicity stunt called the “Nicole Dean Summer Blog World Tour” where I hop from blog to blog each week all summer long. This week, I’ll be here, sharing tips on productivity when working from home.

I supposed you’d like to know a thing or two about me to understand why Lexi would invite me here. Obviously she 1. knows me, 2. likes me, 3. trusts me, and 4. is confident that I have something worthwhile to teach you this week if she’d entrust her blog (and you) to me.

Here’s a short bit about me to show you why she’d invite me here:

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