At some point in time, you will need to quit your day job so you can pursue that work-at-home job you’re “dabbling” in today. Can you still do it if you’re not making a consistent income from your current work-at-home efforts? In some cases, having nothing else to fall back on may be the best motivator.

“These things are part of life, part of being in a family or even alone and they need to get done, but what can happen is that your other half doesn’t fully understand all the time spent in front of the PC and they can feel that you aren’t pulling your weight.”