In September I wrote a blog post where I shared my tips for finding balance between work and life when working from home. Today I’d like to share how three other work from home professionals find balance when working from home.
How do you find balance between work and home?
A. Polsol – Jules Kal (Ms)
I used to go chasing rabbits down rabbit holes to put it nicely…! Before I knew it half the day as gone. So I created a schedule.
You have to be Very strict on you coz the Buck stops with you. You either get the results You need from your work day or you don’t get PAID period. YOU ARE THE BOSS, so start acting like one.
Wake up And get ready, like you were going to a corporate job. BUT have a leisurely cuppa, do some excercise, listen to some motivational audios while you do this or your daily self development training- multi task 🙂 ,Then take a shower & you are ready for your work day. Do you have a designated workplace in your house? Create one even if its the Dining table, while the Clan is away…!
Do you have an Action Plan? Create one and Follow it with Designated Breaks and an END TIME. I finish at 4:00 pm daily. Its school pick up time & Family time begins for me.
So I have
90 Minutess deal with emails and my list
90 Minutes Marketing and Lead generation
90 Minutes Social Media
90 Minutes Self Development
The rest of the day 5 days a week belongs to Family no exceptions. Saturdays are my Research days if we are not out doing family things and Sundays are DAYS OFF, Worship, to tune in to the universe & my Creator. I could send you a detailed Action Plan To focus your energies. Let me know if you need it simply send me a message via my website contact page. Good luck,
Jules aka PolSol
A. Rhonda White
It’s great to reward yourself time off. It actually produces more producitivity and helps avoid burnout.
Just as you would prioritize your to do tasks, prioritize certain hours off for family time and hobbies.
If your workload is too full, consider outsourcing very small, tedious tasks.
Spend less time on social media and get your money-making tasks done first.
Discipline yourself to go to bed at an earlier time and get up earlier to work in the quiet hours before the rush sets in.
Use your best engergectic hours and also the time when you can work with the least amount of interruptions to get the most use out of your work time.
Be realistic on what you can handle before taking on more work or new projects.
A. Patricia Anthony (E-commerce Strategist)
What do you do to find balance between work and life? Share your ideas in the comments section.