Every morning I wake up, wash my face, brush my teeth and step onto my yoga mat. Then I take a moment to thank the Universe (usually while lifting weights or in a down dog) for the privilege to be able to work from home. I live in a tiny flat under tall acacia trees and I don't get much sunshine but my French windows, the little table my boyfriend made for us and the hand embroidered (by my mum) tablecloth is my perfect working spot. Add a steaming Italian coffee to that and I'm ready to conquer the world.
The opposite of this dreamy home office is the open space office almost all creative agencies embrace these days. They are a true nightmare for me. All those people with all their energies, stories, and emotions buzzing around, hustling busily — I have no idea how anybody can get anything creative done in such chaotic beehive, but maybe it's just my introverted inner nerd talking. (Is it, though?)
That being said, there's one thing I miss about having colleagues and being part of a team -