5 Easy Tips to Stay Focused at Work
Published on 2020-08-11 by Ching Chieh Li.
Warm sunshine and longer daytime just land. Feeling the summer vibe in this town. All of your friends pack their stuff and ready for the holiday. But you know that it is not easy to have a small holiday as a freelancer. Tons of emails and calls are coming for you. You must raise your fingers and get ready to work. However, you just cannot stay 100% focused at work. You are not alone in this mood and we are here to help. Below are some useful tips to help our freelancers through this challenging time.
Embracing the noise
Knock! Boom! Your neighbors tell the whole building that they are ready to exercise. But the masterpiece in your mind disappears because of the sound. It is normal to hear this sound at home since you are a remote worker. Taking a deep breath before talking with your neighbors. In fact, it is normal that our brain gets distracted very easily. Our brain has a very complicated self-protection system called “Homeostasis”. We have certain behaviors in order to protect us from those negative feelings. Embracing the noise in life, and more amazing ideals will arrive. Staying calm and the masterpiece just around the corner.
Changing the working environment
Do you feel sleepy when sitting in front of a computer? That is totally normal. After all, we have stayed at home since March. Freelancers, time to make a few changes! You can start with the light like changing to LED bulbs. Your eyes feel less tired and you can work longer with the stable lighting. 80% of workers say that it is crucial to have a stable light in their working environment. Standing up, cleaning your table, and bringing some special decorations for yourself. You will be more productive with a well-organized space.
10-20 minute work out
Feeling too exhausted to generate logos for clients? Let's take a small break. Exercise can clear your mind and make you feel better. You will forget all of the irritating things in life during exercise and concentrate on your thought. This blog also provides some quick exercise for you:https://blog.contena.co/the-freelancers-at-home-workout/
Changing your outfit
It is another exhaust and normal day. Pajama just a perfect outfit for the rest of the day. Your clothes reflect your personality and mood. We understand how exhausted you are and you still have to work as a freelancer. But there is a possibility that you feel too comfortable to work. And this will also influence your mood. After all, you can always change back to pajama after work. It is time to open your closet and dress up for work!
Having a virtual tour
As a hard-working freelancer, it is more than painful to change the holiday plan. Let’s have a virtual tour before departure! Technology makes it easy to visit museums for free. This year, countless museums, theme parks, and zoos offer free virtual tours. One of my favorites is the San Diego Zoo(especially the penguin camera.) This virtual tour will make you feel better.
This year is a little different than before. It is normal to feel anxious at work. You work hard as a freelancer during this time. Therefore, we prepare those tips from every aspect with the hope to ease your burden. Working out is a great habit and can benefit your body. Changing your outfit will change your mood. Having a virtual tour can bring you to dream destinations. All of those tips are for our hard-working freelancers.