Find out how you can set yourself up for a productive work day whilst at home
Create the perfect workspace
Create a separate space in your home that is your dedicated working zone. Try to avoid having personal items around you such as the television or your favourite book. Removing these items can help lessen your chances of getting distracted.
Let other household members know where your working space is. This helps to avoid interruptions throughout your workday.
Take care of your health
Set aside time in your work calendar where you can exercise. Go for a walk, do a workout, or if time is limited - try a quick yoga session. Exercise is a great way to refresh and re-energise your mind for the rest of the working day.
Stay connected to your colleagues
It can be difficult to feel connected when you aren't in the office. Face-to-face conversations turn into virtual meet ups. Social contact is an important part of maintaining a healthy mental balance.
There are ways you can feel connected with your colleagues such as:
Schedule your time
When at home, it can be easy to keep working past your normal hours. Try to create a regular work schedule with definite start and finish times.
You can define your work schedule by: