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Articles on how life and work are changing. Topics include: digital nomads, remote work, the future of work and much more.

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Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Coworking Spaces

Coworkers report that their jobs are more meaningful. Bacevice and Spreitzer think this is partly because coworking spaces often carry a social mission (creating community and collaboration), and also because the mixed working environment offers lots of opportunities to explain what you do and receive positive feedback.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019

Monday, Apr 1, 2019

Study finds that low-quality sleep can lead to procrastination, especially among people who naturally struggle with self-regulation

The findings show that low sleep-quality is associated with increased levels of procrastination during the following day, and that this effect is moderated by individuals’ self-control, which means that individuals who are low in self-control are significantly affected by the quality of their sleep, while individuals who are high in self-control are not.

Friday, Mar 29, 2019

Woman’s Solo Hiking Trip Shockingly Doesn’t Have To Do With Inner Journey Or Anything

“She’s not graduating from anything, trying to reconnect with her inner child, attempting to understand the soul of her distant but nature-loving father, exploring an external wilderness in order to comprehend and inner universe, assuaging her cultural guilt over lands stolen from indigenous peoples, or trying to kick heroin, so we can’t think and any reason she’d want to explore the outdoors. We’re all pretty freaked out.”

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019

Nomad in Canggu

If you’re intrigued by the hype around Canggu or if you plan to move to there, I wrote this blog post for you. I also wrote this blog post after more than 2 months in Bali. In the beginning, I planned to stay only a month there. I’m finally going to stay three!

Monday, Mar 25, 2019

The unexpected negative impact being a digital nomad can have on your mental health

“Depression and anxiety don’t need a visa, they can travel everywhere,” Müller said. “It’s harder to share with the people back home if you are struggling, that you are in a crisis, because they say ‘How come? You live in Singapore, you have a house, you have a driver, you have a housekeeper, you have a nice job, you make money, what’s the problem?‘”

Single, mid-thirties digital nomad

Around me I can see either a lot of young digital nomads or either married/engaged couples. But I can’t find many single people in the 30-35 age range. This is making me feel a bit a bit lonely and depressed, and re-thinking what I am doing with my life. It feels like most people have already settled down at this stage. Meanwhile I have not even figured out what to do with my life.