Keeping a healthy work-life balance can be tough when you work from home. You’ve probably heard it helps to dress like you’re going into the office. This separates your “work” mindset from your “home” mindset. Take that idea a step further by changing out of those “work clothes” at the end of the day.
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We’ve suggested a few tricks to staying motivated when you work from home, including the old “dress the part” tip. Similarly, it might help to make sure you change out of those clothes at the end of the day, the way you would with a typical job. The tip comes from Apartment Therapy, where remind us it’s important to leave the “professional” version of yourself behind at the end of the workday.
I work from home in a relatively small space, so when I’m not careful about keeping things separate, it really starts to feel like I’m constantly on the clock. But small rituals like this, however subtle they may seem, make a big difference by reminding me there’s an end to the work day. Simply put, it draws a line between the end of your work day and the beginning of your evening.
They have got more tips on how to keep things balanced too. Check out the full post below.
Working From Home? 10 Things You Can Do to Keep Work and Home Separate [Apartment Therapy]