How To Set Boundaries When Working From Home

Many people are now working from home and enjoying a bit more flexibility within their day. However, in order to stay sharp and happy working from home, you'll need to establish some home office rules and routines. Don't start working the minute you wake up. It's easy to roll out of bed and immediately log into work, but this could potentially be setting you up for a 10-hour day, causing you to burn out. Instead, go through a morning routine. Give yourself time to get ready for the day, work out, brew some coffee, or get some fresh air. Having a routine will allow you some much-needed "you" time before starting work. Workspace is for work only. One of the best things you can do when you are working from home is to give yourself a space where you do nothing but work. Being able to dedicate a work-only area will allow you to set boundaries for [...]

How To Set Boundaries When Working From Home2023-04-05T11:20:53-06:00

Balancing Work and School During COVID-19

Covid-19 has been rising across the nation, leaving most schools to decide to reopen virtually this fall while workers continue to work remotely. It may be difficult for working parents to strike a balance juggling the demands of parenting while meeting requirements at work. Managing projects and sticking to deadlines is hard enough, let alone try doing it while also tending to children who are schooling from home. Setting boundaries is essential to be successful when schools reopen virtually. Create a schedule to plan your days ahead of time. Write out when to start your workday, and when you can take breaks to help your child(ren) with their schooling. It will require some planning, self-discipline, and practical time management skills. The key to making back-to-school and working remote successful is to develop a support system and to set reasonable expectations with your boss, your child(ren), and educators at school. If you can, try to get [...]

Balancing Work and School During COVID-192020-07-30T17:39:13-06:00
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