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Maintaining A Work-Life Balance With Your Home Office

With working from home becoming the new norm, more and more people are investing in creating their own home offices. Finding the right office furniture and creating a productive space is vital for home-working hours, especially if the majority of your days are working from the comfort of your home.

While working from home can be great, it’s often difficult to draw the line between professional and personal life. Luckily, our guide is here to help you separate your workspace from your living space.

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Why Should I Keep A Work-Life Balance?

Not only does keeping a work-life balance keep your productivity up, it can help to alleviate stress and improve your well-being. By keeping your personal life and professional life separate, you are less likely to bring stress from work into your home life.

Work from home days can sometimes feel unproductive, however, keeping a strict separation between personal activities and work will help to improve your attitude and keep you focused.

How Can I Separate Work From My Home Life?

Stick To A Schedule

It can be difficult to not just grab your laptop and sit in bed all day working, but this can make your productivity far lower than it should be. Getting up, getting dressed and having breakfast on a normal schedule is important for not blurring the lines while you are working from home and getting you into a casual mindset.

Take Regular Breaks

If you were in an office setting, you would likely get up throughout the day. Whether it’s to go make a coffee, go to the toilet or go and chat to your peers. It’s important to still take those breaks when you’re working from home. It’s healthy to take 5 or 10 minutes away from your screen to have a break and not get glued to your screen.

Avoid lounge Furniture

It can be tempting to put a Tv, sofa or any kind of lounging furniture in your home office, however this can have a negative impact on your work productivity. It can make your office feel too casual, and cause your output to start dropping. Instead, a proper office desk and chair will do you wonders!

Invest In High Quality Office Furniture

You don’t need to spend thousands, but investing in quality office furniture such as a supportive chair and a rigid desk will help you stay comfortable at your desk, removing the need for a sofa or chill area. It will help to motivate you to work effectively during the hours that you are at your desk, and when the day is over you can afford to properly switch off!

DTR Customs specialises in a range of high-quality furniture and bespoke contemporary furniture designs. If you’re looking to improve your home office, head to our website to find out more. Alternatively, you can contact us today to speak to our team directly.

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