Creating A Work-Life Balance In Your Home
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of us to transition from in-office working to working from home. The transition has caused many debates and is received by employees with mixed feelings. While some people do enjoy working from the comfort of their own home, others don’t and usually, this is because they struggle to find a work-life balance at home. Here are a few tips and tricks to create a good work-life balance:
Know That It’s Worth It
If we were to have learned something from the pandemic, it is that the concept of working from home is not going anywhere. A lot of businesses offer a hybrid working format that allows employees the option to go into the office or stay at home. With this working from home concept staying, it would be worthwhile to invest some time and money into having a working space for you.
Paint Your Workspace
If it makes you feel more comfortable, paint your workspace area. Usually, people would do this so that it makes them feel like their workspace and their home space is different. You’ll be surprised how much this can help someone concentrate because they see their home and their working area as two different environments.
Remember To Get Some Vitamin D
If you’re going to see where you should have your work area in, we highly recommend that it is around natural lighting and where there is sunlight. This is because the chances are that if you’re working at home, it becomes highly unlikely that you’ll see sunlight for the majority of the day so settling in an area where you can see the sun and soak it in will be nice.
Separating Your Bedroom And Your Work Room
A very common mistake that stunts one’s ability to have a work-life balance is working on their beds. This is not only bad for your posture but it makes your personal life and your work life very linked.
Almost Everything Is Self-Managed So Be Prepared!
There’s no one there to tell you to take a break or to go grab a coffee with you. Working from home is heavily self-managed so strap yourself in and be clear on how you’ll be doing things, This will make you more organised and feel less fatigued if you know what’s going on.
Working With A Professional To Get The Job Done
Working from home can be difficult especially if you feel like there’s no space. This prevents you from having a good work-life balance because suddenly, you feel like your two worlds are colliding. The key to creating a work-life balance is to know the difference between work and leisure and having a room just for work can help a lot. If there are no extra rooms to do this, we can help with you additions, alterations or extension. Our team of residential draftsman at Go Design Solutions is based in Penshurst and can offer you residential drafting services that will let you call your house a home and help you find the balance that you need. To see how we can help you with all residential drafting services in Penshurst, you can check out our portfolio or call us at (02) 8091 0588.