Ways to cope with work from home related stress

Work from home can take away a number of things but there are still ways to deal with it


The coronavirus pandemic has affected a number of lives across the globe. Apart from the physical and mental stress, the ‘work from home’ lifestyle has forced a number of people to remain confined at home. The trend of ‘work from home’ has taken away the office mannerisms and rituals and has also made people habitual to procrastinate at any time of the day. But here are a few ways that can help you to deal with the cons of the new trend due to the pandemic.

1. Keep an eye on your sleep patterns – with the help of an alarm clock, you can keep a watch on your sleep patterns. Flexible working hours can make you lazy and also disturb your regular sleep patterns and remain undisturbed. Sleep is important for the body it helps to regulate the way the body responds.

2. Make a list for everyday tasks – Making a list of things to be done during the day time helps to prevent the practice of procrastination. It will help you to remain active despite the fact that you are working from home. Tick off the everyday tasks and that will encourage you to remain active and energetic.

3. Work with a planner – There are magnetic planners that are available to help with everyday tasks. They contain sheets and space for writing down the listing. These magnetic planners will constantly remind you of the plans for throughout the day.

4. Get a table and chair – While the thought of working on a bed would seem comfy, but it is always better to have the right posture and feel. A table and a chair is always the best while you are working.

5. Listen to music – And yes you can listen to music to bring in the right feel and make you feel confident and good about your work. If you are not then you can always press the stop button.

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