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3 Simple Ways to Improve Working from Home

Posted Jun 3rd, 2020 in Media, General, Insurance Tips, Home Insurance, Did You Know?, In the News

Considering everything going on, for many, working from home isn’t an option. Since most of us are working remotely, we have a few suggestions to help make it a pleasant experience.


3 Simple Ways to Improve Working from Home, Youngs Insurance, Ontario

For many of us, working from home is (currently) temporary, however, as technology improves, we believe that working remotely will become more popular. That’s why it is important you check out our simple ways to make it more enjoyable.

If you operate a business out of your home or are someone who typically earns an income working from your home, you should read this: Everything You Need To Know About Insurance When You Work From Home, as you’re in a different situation.

3 Ways to Make Working from Home Better

There’s a lot to be said about having the opportunity to work from home, but it’s important you take a few steps to make sure you're at your best.

#1 | Establish a work zone

One of the best ways to make sure you’re productive while working at home is to create a designated workspace. Ideally, this would be somewhere you won’t be interrupted frequently. Setting up at the kitchen table or on your bed will impact your focus for a multitude of reasons.

#2 | Structure, structure, structure

As human beings, we are creatures of habit. We’re most productive when we have some structure in our lives. Working from home can make that extremely difficult, which is why it’s vital you establish a routine for working remotely. For example, it’s helpful to stick to a timeline with things like the time you wake up, when you eat lunch, when you work out, etc.

In general, we suggest you do your best to maintain as many old routines as possible to help you work through this “new normal.”

#3 | Take a break

When working from home people may often feel guilty and neglect to take breaks. While we completely understand the feeling, it doesn’t change the fact that you are entitled to take a break. Plus, taking a break helps you maintain a higher level of productivity.

We hope these tips help you have an easier time working from home! Don’t forget if you are running a business out of your home speak with your Youngs Insurance Broker to make sure you have the appropriate insurance.


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