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2. Have a dedicated workplace

2. Have a dedicated workplace

Working on the couch or the bed or the dining table has never been my cup of tea. Even during my college days, I used to have a study/work setup in my hostel room.

A dedicated space allows you to focus, mentally gets you into a work mode, minimizes distractions, and helps create a work/life balance while working from home.

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There was a time when I wasn’t even aware of the term ‘burnout’, but I would experience this every now and then. I remember telling my manager that I feel really tired and I am not able to concentrate on work. That’s when she said, “You need some break, Harsh! You seem burned out.”All these years, I have had numerous burnout experiences. But I am glad, that I have tried to figure out how to cope with it. Avoiding remote work burnout isn’t an easy feat or doesn’t happen overnight. But it can be achieved if you understand the ins and outs of it.

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1. Have a dedicated workspace

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If possible, set up a specific area in your home that will be used only for work. This will help you to stay focused and avoid distractions.

Let your kids know that when you’re in this space, you’re working and should not be interrupted unless it’s an emergency.

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