Candles and chill
Everyone who's been to a spa knows how relaxing the atmosphere of the place. You can do that too at home by lighting an aromatic candle, lights down low, some calm relaxing music playing in the background, and a diffuser with green tea and bamboo oil is scenting up the place.
De-stress yourself with those and include a little stretching here and there, but don't forget to drink your water.
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Another day has passed and it's time to wind yourself down again. Meditation changes our state of mind. It can energize you, soothe calmness into you, or even both. It allows our bodies to become present in the moment.
If meditation isn't for you, there are other ways to sooth yourself like the box-breathing method, or yoga.
There are some projects that we aren't able to finish in a day, but luckily for us, there's always a chance to finish it tomorrow.
So whatever task you have left from work, jot it down so you won't forget about it.
Either you just take a walk around the block for 15 minutes or have an extreme workout session at the gym, it can help get your mind off of work.
Sometimes its better to get your blood going, stretch your limbs, and transition into relaxation mode.
After a long day of working, call a friend and just share laugh with them. Or just have an intimate conversation with your significant other.
"A simple video call with your loved ones is just a humanizing feeling, it helps us reconnect and regenerate the jolt to put the workday behind."
Work hours are up! It's time to get some relaxation going and it's harder to relax with constant buzzing from your work e-mail and it's extremely tempting to check them.
Practice "Out of sight, out of mind."
To give your day structure, keep the same routine as when you went into an office. Get up at the same time and make a to-do list. Check in with the same person every morning.
Your schedule will change over time as you adjust to your new working arrangement.
For freelancers, clients don't usually care about your working hours, as long as you get projects in on time. Introduce a routine that works around when you are most productive, even if it means working in the evening instead of the morning. Just make sure you have a set start time and a set finish time.
Working from home means that all the chaos of your home (pets, family members, kids, and kitchen noises) is part of your entire workday.
Self-Discipline, concentration and work ethic are needed to successfully navigate this process.
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