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I find working from home very distracting


QI find working from home very distracting, how can I get my work done?

AWorking from home requires discipline.  Which is odd when you have so much autonomy!  I would encourage you to have some routines, for example a start and end time for working, so you can switch on and off.  Set yourself realistic goals for what you want to achieve each day and check how you are doing at the end of the day.  It is vital to have a good working environment which enables you to focus - ideally a separate room that you can close the door to.  If not, a separate area which allows you to be clear, especially to others in your household, when you are working.  When you need to focus, switch off the distractions that you have control over - phone, notifications etc - so you can really get down to it.  Have a “do not disturb” sign on your door.  Take short, regular breaks to help you keep your concentration. Ensure you make time to talk to and spend quality time with family outside of your working hours, means you are less likely to be disturbed when you are working.