17 Things I Do to Feel at Home While Working from Home

Oct 27, 2020 1:21 PM ET

Oct 27, 2020 9:21 AM ET
iCrowd Newswire – Oct 27, 2020

Work from home is the new norm due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The idea is an exciting one but it can be stressful for people as well. Here are my 17 practical tips that will help you to adjust to this new norm. You will love working from home as I do if you follow these tips. If I need someone to write my college essay while working some tips provided below are necessary to follow and apply.


  1. The first thing you need to do for remote work is to establish a workspace in your home. Equip the space with proper office settings. Better to use a separate room but opt for a physical divide if there is no room.
  2. A work schedule is the next step. Work from home doesn’t mean that you work whenever you want. It will disturb your routine life. Having a proper work schedule allows you to complete your work within given timelines and does not affect your family time.
  3. Always get yourself dressed the same as you have to go office. You can choose a proper dress up your waist for a professional look and keeping yourself comfortable at the same time.
  4. Keep all of your technology gadgets and devices with you for seamless work and no disturbance. The water bottle on the office table is an important gadget as well.
  5. Check your internet connectivity properly, make sure it is seamless during working hours to avoid a hassle during the day.
  6. Communication is affected badly during work from home. You need to establish different communication channels that give you a feel of the office. Other than phone calls, video calling, and instant message apps can be helpful for better flow of information along with emails.
  7. An informal chat with your colleagues in the office keeps you connected with them. During work from you can do this by making chat groups and have fun with your colleagues.
  8. Online meetings are a regular thing during work from home. Be an active participant in these meetings. It will let your colleagues know that your productivity is not affected.
  9. Working continuously may take a toll on your mind. So keep small breaks in your work schedule to keep yourself fresh and energetic throughout the day.
  10. Sedentary behavior can affect your physical health. Keep yourself physically active during working hours. You can do this by walking into your workspace every two hours.
  11. Work from home allows you a bit of extra time to think about yourself and chalk out a plan for the future. Invest in your growth by utilizing spare time in some new and relevant learning.
  12. Keep a balance between professional and personal life.It is the biggest challenge that you need to cater to during work from home situation.
  13. During work from home, you need to manage the expectations of your manager, colleagues, and other people. Learn to say no and focus on completing what is more important.
  14. With the digital age, develop your personal brand in digital space rather than using a business card. Get a domain name and make your personal website.
  15. At the end of the day, go through what you did, and learn from the mistakes you made.
  16. Try to spend some time after work to learn new things through your ears. BAT audiobooks are the one thing I started to listen to after working hours and it’s an amazing experience.
  17. Chalk out a small project for your personal goals and challenge yourself to complete it during this pandemic. It will keep you busy and motivated to work for your personal growth.