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101 Tips for Telecommuters—Successfully Manage Your Work, Team, Technology and Family by Debra A. Dinnocenzo

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43. Accept the Guilt— and Move On

It seems sometimes that we've become so conditioned to feeling guilty that we've forgotten how to enjoy moments of delight without some angst about something. If only telecommuters had the perfectly balanced, blissful, unstressed and guilt-free life that nontelecommuters think we have! But, it's not likely. While you may be better off than when you spent 2½ hours of your life everyday commuting, the quest for balance and bliss is an ongoing one. So if you're contemplating or just beginning a telecommuting venture, don't expect a miracle. And if you've been at it for a while and are wondering why nirvana eludes you, take heart—you're not the only one, and it's probably not anything you're doing wrong.

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