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10 Tricks for Working from Home

Hamsa Ramesha | HRPeople

March 16, 2010

2. Break Time

Just because you’re not at the office, doesn’t mean you aren’t allowed to take a break or two. Stick to the same routine you would have if you sat in a cubicle eight hours a day. Make sure you take an hour for lunch. Give yourself a coffee break in the morning, and/or a snack break in the afternoon if you’re feeling peckish.

Don’t guilt yourself out of well-deserved break. It’s important to keep your productivity up, and that won’t happen if you don’t give yourself some time to feel recharged and refreshed throughout the day. Otherwise, you’ll find yourself turning into a mindless automaton at the day’s end.

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