Work From Home Tips

It’s clear to most that remote work is not going away anytime soon.

There’s a few ways we can make working from home better, and ensure that it doesn’t do more harm than good.

Let’s talk about working from home.

Work From Home Tips

Here Are Some Working From Home Tips

  • Choose a dedicated workspace.
  • Get started early.
  • Structure your day like you would at the office.
  • Pretend like you are going into the office.
  • Stay away from social media.
  • Commit to doing more in your position.

Are Home Workers Happier?

A survey by mental health research website Tracking Happiness showed that the ability to work remotely is positively correlated with employee happiness. 

Fully remote workers reported a happiness level about 20% higher than those who worked in the office 100% of the time. (Source: www.hrdive.com) 

Can Working From Home Make Me Depressed?

Working from home depression can happen when you feel stuck.

Without career milestones like a new nameplate on your desk or a desired corner office, you may not feel as if you’re achieving as much as your peers.

The anxiety, stress, and loneliness of working from home can potentially lead to depression or make it worse. (Source: weworkremotely.com) 

Strategies To Help Your Well-Being While Working From Home:

  • Reach out to other team members.
  • Set work boundaries.
  • Take breaks from screens.
  • Schedule time for yourself.
  • Keep a consistent sleep schedule.
  • Be thankful you have a job.
  • Be patient with yourself and people around you.

How Can I Work From Home?

Here are a few work from home jobs in 2022 that pay well with a flexible schedule.

  • Virtual Assistant.
  • Proofreader.
  • Dispatcher.
  • Online Writer.
  • Virtual Bookkeeper.
  • Start a Blog.
  • Resell items online. (Ebay or Amazon)
  • Virtual Personal Banker.

What Should You Not Do While Working From Home?

  • Don’t work from the couch or bed.
  • Don’t forget to take your breaks.
  • Stop doing household chores during work time.
  • Don’t let work time invade your personal time.
  • Don’t forget to socialize with co-workers.

What Is The Most Challenging Thing About Working From Home?

Some challenges of working from home include:

  • Distractions at home.
  • Loneliness.
  • Collaboration challenges.
  • Not being able to unplug.
  • Communication.
  • Finding motivation.
  • Finding a reliable internet connection or wifi.

How Can I Avoid Laziness While Working From Home?

  • Take frequent, short breaks.
  • Be tough with yourself.
  • Sit up straight when making an important call.
  • Monitor your inner dialog.
  • Stop thinking about it.
  • Exercise.
  • Use a timer.
  • Get rid of the distractions.

What Are The Biggest Distractions When Working From Home?

  • Your family, roommates, or friends.
  • Pets.
  • The TV.
  • Household chores.
  • Emails and instant messaging.
  • Social media.
  • Phone and texts.
  • Frequently eating.
  • Neighbours.
  • Not having a productive workspace.

Why Do Employees Prefer To Work From Home?

They’re able to stay focused on work and complete tasks quickly and effectively.

Working from home allows for more focused work and better output. There are no improvised meetings one is being hauled in, no disruptions from chatty colleagues or the general buzz of the office.

Final Thoughts

You know yourself best and how you like to work.

Create a working environment and schedule that lets you be productive and do your best work.

Please comment or follow the links for more, thanks for reading.

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How To Achieve Work-Life Balance

3 thoughts on “Work From Home Tips

  1. You are welcome thanks. I work at home most of the week, I focus more actually and have a separate workstation for personal use. / For Unplugging good luck, if you mean unplugging in general, I found a news break to help me. : )

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