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by Veronica Louis

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As a freelancer, I’m often asked if working from home is hard. For the most part, it isn’t. Sure, it can get lonely at times, it’s just me and my computer. However, I’ve developed tricks over the past few years that have made working from home a breeze. Making a schedule, having To Do Lists and changing locations are three great ways to successfully work from home.

Schedules

Making a daily schedule will prove to be very beneficial. Jotting down what you are going to do and when, before starting your workday, makes the day go by quickly and keeps you on track. It’s a great way to avoid procrastination. It’s almost like a game, you are trying to see if you can beat the clock and get everything on your schedule done before time runs out. You write down the general activity of what you would like to do in a specific time slot. It’s important to make sure that the time allotted for each general activity is reasonable. (more…)