Working from home: how to stay focused

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As a result of the Coronavirus, which has already affected many people in many countries, most people are forced to work from home. A lot of people have difficulty getting used to this big transition in their work life. If you are not used to working from home, it is a big change, because it requires a different approach than you are used to. The biggest struggle in working from home is: how to stay focused? In this article we give some tips to help you stay focused while working from home.



There are many different opinions about listening to music to improve your focus. Therefore it is important to find out what suits you best. Some people are too distracted by music and therefore work best in complete silence. Of course, this is only possible if you have a space for yourself at home where you can work without others disturbing you.


There are also people who love to listen to music to improve their focus. A reason for this may be that they find silence too isolating or too boring. If you are used to hearing all kinds of sounds around you at work, such as talking colleagues, it can be uncomfortable to suddenly have to work in complete silence. Another reason to listen to music is to improve your mood. After all, music has a big influence on how you feel. In difficult times like these, you can quickly start to feel down a bit. Positive, cheerful and upbeat music can help you to feel better again.