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How To Switch Off When You Work From Home

So most people who usually work in an office are now working from home (thanks COVID-19), which presents new challenges for some. I’ve been working from home for almost 6 years and I’m so used to it now, but I do recall that I struggled at the beginning. It’s pretty easy to let your work leak into your free time, when the laptop is literally calling you from the living room. I developed some habits that helped me draw a line between my working day and my personal life, even when the physical divide was often only the next room. Here’s my tips for switching off when you work from home…

How To Switch Off When You Work From Home

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How to work from home with kids

Do you dream of starting your own business? Do you want to get out of the 9-5 rat race and spend more time with your family? Working from home could be the answer. But how do you actually get any work done when you have young children still at home, probably getting under your feet, let alone on your nerves? Read on…

How to work from home with kids

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How I Stay Productive

I work from home every day (often including the weekend, which I know is not healthy, but sometimes needs must!) and I can honestly say I love it. Working from home is not for everyone – some people need a boss to tell them what to do, or co-workers to throw ideas around with and chat to, and that’s a lot of fun. But here’s the thing for me: I get so much more work done when I don’t have colleagues sitting next to me. In previous roles the social element of work was fantastic, but it also eats into your actual productive work time. Here at home, the only distractions are housework and cooking. Not as exciting as a half an hour gossip session about someone else’s debauched weekend.

How I stay productive

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