Gretchen Rubin

Pigeon of Discontent: “I Get Distracted When I Work From Home.”

Each week, I post a video about some Pigeon of Discontent raised by a reader. Because, as much as we try to find the Bluebird of Happiness, we’re also plagued by those small but pesky Pigeons of Discontent.

This week’s Pigeon of Discontent, suggested by a reader, is: "I get distracted when I work from home."


If you want to read more about this resolution, check out…

Problem with procrastination? Try this: Do nothing.

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Have you found any good strategies for getting work done at home--or for fighting distractions, generally? It's hard, and it seems as though it's getting harder all the time.

You can post your own Pigeon of Discontent at any time; also, from time to time, I’ll make a special call for suggestions.

You can check out the archives of videos here. It’s crazy–my YouTube channel has passed the mark for one million viewers.

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