SHINY! 

There are some serious freedoms and joyful moments that come from working from home. 

There are some serious freedom and joyful moments that come from working outside the home. 

What’s the pits for both? The SUPER SHINY Internet, that’s what! 

Creative brains have a hard time not noticing shiny bits and baubles. The little details of a noticed item can captivate our attention for a few minutes or hours, especially if it leads to wanting to dig a bit deeper into the art form or subject. 

As a blogger, artist, essential oil rep, creative consultant, business owner and Regular Joe, I am constantly on the Internet. Several work groups, network groups, and educational groups are through Facebook only. 

FACEBOOK = SHINY

  

Seriously Shiny = Sometimes Seriously Distracted. 

My Business Life hat tips a bit by seeing notifications to my Regular Joe life hat by my best-in-the-world best friend’s postings. I love y’all. Every day. It’s important to me to stay connected. New adorable baby pics, new relationship happiness, new recipes, personal movie reviews, favorite band’s schedules, my kids’ funny and sweet ramblings or pictures… all of it is worthy of a glance, right? A “like” or “comment” later and there goes 10 minutes! Ok, maybe 30! 

On plow-through-the-work work days, it’s easier to overlook the Facebook shiny bits, but not the Internet. I love weninars and online classes. Research leads to more research. Details lead to double checking details. Fact checking leads to myth busting leads to proofreading leads to writing leads to editing… Then finding and creating the right images. Searching…. 

Ohhhhh SHINY!

Dang it. 

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