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How To Separate Work from Home During Isolation

How To Separate Work From Home

The very minute Dutch schools closed, my brain switched to work mode. Everything immediately went digital, meaning communication about work continued 24/7. Soon I was beginning to find difficulty switching off and separating free time from work.

Some days I’ve managed to find a pleasant rhythm and routine, but other days I’m still struggling. It’s a work in progress. However, knowing that many of us are faced with this challenge, I wanted to share some of the tips I have to help you separate work from home during this bizarre isolation period.

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How I Spend Time Alone

How I Spend Time Alone

When I was living in Sheffield, I was forced to learn how to be alone for the first time. Now I have come to believe that spending time by yourself is a very healthy habit for everyone to practise. So for today’s post, I have summed up some tips and activities on how to spend time alone.

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in which I describe my first solo travel experience.

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Qualities I Hope My Students Will Practise

I have been back in the classroom as a teacher for half a year now, so I have had plenty opportunity to become reacquainted with young adults. I watch my students interact with peers, express their opinions, and discuss all sorts of life issues. It led to a moment of reflection as I wondered: what would I really like my students to learn?

I sat down to put this reflection into words, and considered the 5 main qualities I hope my students will practise.

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