How to organize your day when working from home
Working from home is big news. As the world becomes more digitally connected it´s becoming more and more common for people to work from home.
When you’re working remotely, you have the freedom to do your job when and where you want to. However, working from home comes with its own challenges.
It is important to stay organize when working from home to be more productive and motivated. Like working in an office, when you are working from home you need to find the balance between home and work life. The difference is that when you are working from home you are more immerse in your home life. But by staying organized and setting dome rules, you can focus on your job during work hours and unwind when you are off the clock.
Here are some tips to stay organized
- Establish working hours
When working from home you are most likely to stablish when you will start and end your workday, it is still wise to set aside some regular work hours. If you change your schedule everyday it becomes more difficult to find a rhythm both fiscally and mentally.
- Do the most important task first
One of the most important things to stay organized is to get started with the most important tasks. Science the first hours in your workday you are more likely to be motivated and eager to get things done so start the day with the most challenging and urgent thing in your plate.
- Figure out your dress code
If you are working from home start by putting on the comfiest jeans and a sweater. The simple act of getting dressed can have and amazing and positive psychological effect. And if you notice any difference in your attitude, speed of work or just overall mood, try to dress up at least twice a week to power up your productivity.
- Remember to take breaks and stay hydrated
When people work from home sometimes, they get so engrossed in a project that they forget to take breaks for lunch or just to stretch their legs. Taking breaks are essential for both wellbeing and your focus. Also, when taking a break, it´s important to grab a glass of water and have a snack, getting enough water is crucial for health and productivity
- Find balance between you work and personal life
Working nonstop hours can lead you to burnout, make sure you set boundaries of your working areas, so you also have time to yourself and make some exercise, hang out with your family and friends, or just chill out.