5 Tips to Be More Productive While Working from Home

We live in the COVID-19 era. That means a lot of time spent home. Sleep, eat, play, relax, workout. And now also work! Learn how to become more efficent and maximize your productivity while staying at home.

If you're one of those people who had to begin working from home, don't be fooled. It's not heaven on earth. 

Working from home requires discipline, order and isolation from your family.

Workspace is extremely important to set up your work life during the pandemic. May be you're lucky enough to have a spare room to turn into an office. But what if you have a small apartment in the city center? Then you will have to do your best to adapt the place for work. Be it the living room, the kitchen or even your bedroom.

We have selected some tips that can help you at this stage.

And don't forget to log off. Once you have finished your day's work, it is best to put everything away and disconnect mentally and physically, so you can rest.

1. 1. Your home is now your office

Your home is now your office

First priotiry.

Find a quiet place at home, ideally with some sound isolation. The idea is to make it a space where you can concentrate and avoid distractions. It is important that you have a good internet connection.

2. 2. Natural light

A fresh and well-lit environment improves your concentration and avoids irritated eyes

It is preferable that you choose a space because it has plenty of natural light, even if it is not a separate room. A fresh and well-lit environment improves your concentration and avoids irritated eyes.

If you can't count on natural light, look for lighting that is similar to sunlight: an LED bulb that allows you to dim the intensity.

3. 3. Separation is Key

Working from Home: you should find a space that can be differentiated in some way from the rest of the home

Now it's a matter of separtion. You should find a space that can be differentiated in some way from the rest of the home, or at least from the main room at your house.

Firstly, it generates a "signal" in the others: that is the work area and you cannot enter it. Secondly, it allows a certain amount of separation from the rest of your space. This is your designated work space. 

4. 4. Be Comfortable

Working from Home: A good chair is key to maintaining good posture while working

Try to use ergonomic and flexible furniture that allows you to work comfortably.

A good chair is key to maintaining good posture while working. Height-adjustable and reclining seats are good options. Working in a standing position is a good option.

And you can opt for a height-adjustable table to work the way you want.

5. 5. Use the Space Wisely

Working from Home using the Space Wisely

Staying organized and tidy is essential to making the most of your space. Having your documents digitalized may be a good option. Cables must be tidy and out if sight. No emoty mugs piling on the desk. 

Try choosng a room whre you we can use existing shelves, to create a personalized shelf. Using labels is the best way to finding things quickly.

6. Bonus Tip

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