In Praise of Working in Bed

The conventional wisdom says it’s an awful place to work—bad for your sleep, your body and your relationship. I disagree.

Everyone agrees that working in bed is a terrible idea—except those who love it. The author says she has done some of her best work half-buried in a pile of pillows.Illustration: Nicole Rifkin

I’ve tried working at a desk in our open-concept loft. I’ve taken Zoom calls from the dining-room table. I’ve written articles while perched at the little table on our front deck.

But my favorite place to work?

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