7 Good Habits to Make Working from Home More Worthwhile


A recent article, 10 Tips to Become Happier and More Productive Working From Home by Stephen Key says that working from home is really beneficial, however it has also downsides‐‐sooner or later bad habits will catch up with you.

Here’s a list of good daily habits to make working from home successful.

1. Designate a workspace.

Choose a space where you feel comfy and secure. Certainly, you need the essential tools and equipment to conduct your business.

2. Imagine you’re working in an executive office space.

Just because you work from home doesn’t mean you don’t have to prepare yourself for the day. Waking up early and eating breakfast, having a cup of coffee, getting dressed, etc. are basically the things you should do as if you’re going to leave the house.

3. Keep a schedule.

Keeping a schedule that aligns with your clients and the partners you rely on is really important. Being available is vital to your success‐‐you should work with the system at large.

4. Set a goal each day.

Set a goal each day that you can really attain. Set deadlines to help you complete tasks and projects.

5. Communicate with others regularly.

Working from home can get lonely. So make sure to contact others through text messages, Skype and other forms of communication or try to spend some time working in shared office space to meet new people. Creating opportunities to meet new people outside your home is really important.

6. Take a break

Sitting in front of you computer for so long is unhealthy. Try incorporate taking a walk or another form of exercise during the day. Even just going into town or grocery shopping can be recharging.

7. Have healthy snack food in your pantry.

The pantry/fridge is just around the corner, stock full of healthy snacks that will boost your day. Avoid the carbs that will lure you into a nap!


Working from home is tremendously rewarding with the right attitude. As your career advances, a better workplace is required for more productivity. YourOffice offers you a wide choice of office and workspace solutions: virtual office space, meeting room access, and coworking office space. You’ll have access to a complete array of office support and concierge services as well as state‐of‐the‐art business technology.

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