Although it can be hard to manage your time, it can also be hard to remember to stay active while working from home. Without having to leave your house, it can be hard to find the motivation to remember to keep up with physical activity. That is why our Graphic Designer, Suzy, sets an alarm for every hour. When she hears the alarm goes off, she takes a 10-15-minute break from her computer screen and chooses three types of workouts to do in a quick circuit to keep her moving.
Our Content Marketing and Events Manager, Jaclyn, agrees that taking breaks to get some physical activity in are an important factor to remember when working from home. She exclaims “be sure to get some fresh air a few times a day! It is easy to get stuck indoors all day but taking even a 10-minute break to go outside and take a brisk walk is a must.” It is important not to find yourself stuck inside and “getting outside of your home office and your home can give you more energy, fresh ideas, and fresh eyes” for when you return!
Our Content Marketing Intern, Mikaela, sets a daily schedule to help her balance her work-time management, as well as stay active while working from home. She sets boundaries that help her to separate the line between having time for yourself and time to focus on work. She starts her morning by “taking the dog for a jog and then making some coffee and breakfast when I return.” She also “designates every 40 minutes to stand up and stretch and get in a work exercise,” so she is not sitting in the same spot all day. Just ask Jessica, our Channel Marketing Manager — she believes that staying in a routine is the best way to provide yourself with structure that can help keep you grounded while everything else around you may feel chaotic.
We hope these tips help you find a way to adapt your usual routines while working from home, and help you stay active!