How to Stay Productive When You Work From Home
It is common advice to get up, shower and dress for work, in your work clothes. This too creates a form of mental transition for you.
If on some days you feel you are better off in your nightclothes, working in a relaxed manner, then, by all means, do that. It is better to do what works best for you.
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Environmental associations are cues from your working environment that tell your brain "I'm in the office, so it must be time to work." Most of them are assimilated subconsci...
Physical triggers are the literal actions you take that tell your brain "the work day is about to start." For example:
It's hard to stay productive when you work from home because many of these physical triggers don't exist.
Your commute is a very important physical trigger to your brain that your work day has begun. So, after you complete your morning routine, whatever it is, find a way to physically commute to your home… from your home.
Literally leave your house. Walk up and down the street or drive around the block to complete your "commute." When you're done working do the same commute but in reverse.
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