Welcome to the world of telecommuting, where the boundaries between work and time off become blurry. When you’re working right next to your kitchen, with a big TV and family members to distract you at hand, it can be hard to switch between ‘office’ and ‘time off’ modes.
The first thing you’ll need to do, for your own sake, is to underline those boundaries. If you’re supposed to work eight hours a day, stick to that schedule, and don’t let work creep in on your time off.
That time off is essential to ensuring that you don’t burn out. One positive aspect of telecommuting, though, is that in a lot of cases, you get to choose your own hours. We all have ‘peak’ productivity times. For some people, it’s early in the morning. Others get the bulk of their work done before lunch, and so on.
What you want to do is identify when you’re most productive and build your schedule around those times. While you’re working, avoid distractions such as social media – particularly social media – unless you’re on a break. Once you clock out, close your work tabs, snooze your email, and go do something that makes you happy.
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