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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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Balancing Health And Work Life: 8 Things I’ve Learned

Balancing Health And Work Life

Lately I have noticed a modern issue become addressed more and more often: people are struggling to balance health and work life. Flexible hours for work may sound like sweet freedom, but it can actually be a terrible trap. So now, many of us are having to look for healthy work habits while we keep our mental health intact.

Whenever this question comes up on my Twitter timeline, I start typing out advice as if my life depends on it. Throughout my years of coping with mental illness, I have had to develop sturdy methods of self-care and strong coping mechanisms. I have learned to protect myself in all sorts of ways, and now I am very glad that I can share a wide range of tips and methods with other people who are struggling.

This blog post may help you if: you are a student or employee with flexible hours, you find it difficult to separate your work from your personal life, you are self-employed/a freelancer, you struggle to balance work with your mental health, you have additional needs. Continue Reading