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Arika O
Arika O

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Working from home - yay or nay?

How was your home office experience until now? In Germany we've been doing it for almost two months - maybe more, maybe less, who knows, what day or year is it anyway?!

On the downside, besides missing the social interaction, I forget to take breaks and I end up working more than I would work in the office. Consequently, I don't eat or exercise enough. On the bright side, I get to spend more time with my doggo and I can take naps.

How are your days going and what do you like or dislike about this whole situation?

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Jacob Baker

Have to say having worked from home for the past 5 years this is very different from how I'd work from home normally. Usually, for example, you can work from a coffee shop or co-working space every so often for a change of pace.

Having to force myself to take breaks was something that took me a while as well. I couldn't figure out why I felt drained after working from home compared to the office. Turns out those little breaks and interactions you'll get from being in an office with other people meant realistically I was working less, so I try to take 5 minutes every so often to clear the mind and do something else.

Dog is loving having both me and my girlfriend home though!

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Arika O

I couldn't quite put my finger on what's different but you are right. I also used to work from home before but at least I had the freedom to leave the house if I wanted to. Thx for your input :).