Even under the best circumstances, working from home has its challenges; add the pressures of a worldwide pandemic and working from home can feel impossible. Luckily, neuroscientists, researchers and brain trainers offer suggestions derived from brain science for coping with your work-from-home landscape.
The following abstract is one of the currently most sought-after and also one of the most densely packed in our library – every sentence a bull’s-eye with important clues. Here are some samples:
- Never look at your phone for the first 30 minutes of your day. Doing so disrupts your morning calm state of mind. Further, an unpleasant message can start your day off on the wrong foot and distract you from your work.
- When you sit down to work, shut down your social media apps, turn off your phone and open only the programs that specifically apply to the project at hand.
- Adopt habits and practices that foster an optimal frame of mind. Avoid multitasking.
- Keep family activities and work separate in time and in place.
- Look after your body and mind.
- Stay hydrated to improve and maintain your focus.
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