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Last year, Americans spent an average of 26 ½ minutes commuting to and from work. Over a 5 day work week, that sums up to over 100 hours a year that could be spent with family or pursuing dreams beyond the highway. These hours could be optimized for better use and remote work can provide that optimization. However, it’s important to cultivate a healthy remote working environment to get the most out of this new frontier of work-life.
A healthy remote working environment is important to mental and physical health. By finding productive routines, practicing good habits, and prioritizing time for yourself, workers can reap benefits far beyond what a traditional office cubicle can offer.
A good routine is the backbone of a healthy career in remote work.
You should be able to schedule a consistent work routine into a calendar. The free spots on your calendar can then be filled with time for habits like fitness, eating, and hobbies, all of which are crucial to your mental and physical health.
Surveys show that remote workers are typically more productive than their office-working counterparts. Besides the studies that have shown how employees with flexible schedules get more done, working remotely can also help teach people valuable skills.
Good habits learned:
Many benefits can be reaped from working from home. Having that flexibility and accountability will allow you to grow and own your work. Settling into a remote working environment will allow you to develop these career and life skills while providing value to your employer.
This blog article is not intended to address or provide advice concerning the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity and does not constitute an endorsement of any entity or its products or services.
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