Simple tips to tackle working from home


The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has meant big life changes for us all, including adjusting to new ways of working. While some of us have returned to our normal workplace, many are still working from home or going through a phased return.

Working from home does have perks that some of us enjoy (bye bye commute!), but for many among us, changes like these have been challenging too.

Feeling stress, lack of motivation, anxiety and uncertainty is completely normal. Alongside this, many of us might be worried about future job prospects or the best way to juggle work with our personal and family life.

These simple tips can help you feel more productive and motivated, and take care of your mental health while working from home.

  1. Set and stick to a routine
  2. Give yourself a break
  3. Make a dedicated workspace
  4. Stay connected
  5. Set boundaries
  6. Think longer term
  7. Further support

Visit the NHS Every Mind Matters website for more tips and advice


Managing Hybrid workers - checklist

The post-pandemic work environment has changed; office-working is no longer the same after workers have seen the many benefits of flexible working. In-person interaction has not died out, instead it has taken on more intentional and purposeful forms. The question is have all managers caught up?

 This checklist by evolve workplace wellbeing offers useful ideas for pro-active management of hybrid workers.