Looking after yourself whilst working from home

Home working is nothing new but the sheer numbers of people that are now working from a home office has dramatically increased as a result of the global pandemic. In order to protect ourselves and others people have taken to working from home where it is possible. Transitioning from office working to home working cna be difficult and it is important to ensure that you are looking after yourself.

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One key to being able to work effectively from home is having the right set up and a Next day office furniture company like Best Buy-officechairs deliver you office furniture that will fit into your home space is one of the best ways to do this, rather than trying to perch yourself on the edge of a dining table or breakfast bar space.

 

Research shows that remote employees can also be vulnerable to bouts of poor mental health, as if a deadly pandemic was not enough to cause anxiety and depression. This can happen if emails are misinterpreted, work bleeds into family life and more hours are also clocked by remote employees.

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Do all you can, particularly if you have children at home, to physically separate your working space from your living space. Your productivity can be killed by even the shortest distraction.

 

Occasionally, walking away from projects is a smart idea, as it helps to increase your concentration and give you a stronger work life balance.