Beating Work From Home Burnout

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Many businesses and organizations have shifted to remote work. Virtual Assistants and their clients alike are now working from home. It seems like remote work will be here to stay as part of the New Normal. And while initially, work from home seemed cozy and comfy, months later it has become a bit less rosy. According to CNBC, “over two-thirds, or 69%, of employees are experiencing burnout symptoms while working from home.” Yikes. Working remotely has gone from a perk to a fact of life with its fair share of challenges that have to be overcome. So here is how you can beat work from home burnout:   


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Don’t Wear Your Pajamas While Working From Home And Other Tips

Working from home is now part of the new normal. Even before the current crisis, it has been growing in popularity because of benefits like saving employees the trouble of commuting to work and reducing workplace expenses. While business goes on as usual when remote work routines have been established, there are still a few kinks to work out. Especially when due to the lockdown people have few other places to go and stretch their legs. The days can blur, moods can swing, people can feel restless because they are all cooped inside but at the same time exhausted from all the negative news. 

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Work From Home Snacks You Can Nom On

The COVID-19 crisis is certainly a stressful period for us all. The bombardment of news and updates. Adjusting to working from home. The drastic alterations of our lifestyles due to lockdown. It takes time adapt to this new normal. Moreover, staying focused, energized and motivated while working (or even outside of work) can be at times difficult. But there’s something that can help with this: quarantine treats! Here are some work from home snacks you can nom on and refreshments you can imbibe. 


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Tips for Working at Home During Quarantine… Part 2

Continuing with the subject of working at home in the time of COVID-19 and doing this effectively, we will now go into the importance of properly managing our interactions with the outside world. This entails calls, emails and instant messages from workmates as well as browsing through social media or checking the news. It also includes our social circles that are now physically separated due to lockdown or quarantine. Previously, we talked about how managing our own patterns to separate work from daily life is essential in being good at both. Now we’ll talk about how we are both separated but still connected, simultaneously at risk of being isolated and overwhelmed. Plus how we can chart a course that will keep us functional and healthy while working at home and doing our part to flatten the curve.

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