How to Work Remotely From Your Apartment

The growing trend of working from home shows no sign of slowing down in the new year. LinkedIn just named “time” as the perk professionals will want most going into 2020 in their annual trend forecast. Experiments with a 4-day work week have already started at Microsoft and may soon grow in popularity. Set yourself up for success by making sure your apartment is optimized for working from home. Here are some tips to get you started:

1. Designate Your Workspace

Laptop on a Bed

Choose a place in your apartment that will be primarily used as your workspace. Keeping all your papers and materials in one dedicated area will help you feel organized and prevent distractions like the T.V. The same way your bed should be used mainly for bedtime to promote healthy sleep patterns, your work area should promote healthy work habits. Bonus tip: If you’re going to be video-conferencing make sure that your workspace has a background free of clutter.

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Reach Your 2020 Goals: New Year’s Resolutions!

The new year is almost here, which means it’s time to start planning how to make 2020 the best year yet. Don’t overwhelm yourself with huge undertakings that will stress more than inspire. The key to making a change is incorporating simple habits that will add up to a healthier and happier you.

1. Eat Healthier

A subscription meal service plan like Hello Fresh is an easy way to limit the impulse to order out. The package is sent right to your apartment building so there are no extra trips to be made. The Silver Spring area also has a variety of grocery stores like Giant, Whole Foods, and Snider’s Super Foods. If you don’t have the time to cook at home, then order from a healthy local place like Sweetgreen.

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