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Tech won't save you from lockdown disaster: How to manage family and free time while working from home

Fred Dibnah Silver badge

Re: You are *working* from home

"No that does not mean..."

For me it means *all* those things. I get the 'work' done eventually, my employer is happy. I've been doing it for 20 years, and I can get far more done without the distractions of an open plan office. At the start it was laptop on the kitchen table with modem lead trailing across the floor (and having to disconnect the VPN every time my partner wanted to use the phone). Now I'm fortunate to have a separate office with all the comforts, but I wonder how some people will cope long term if they don't have the space to separate themselves from the rest of the house/flat.

I also learned ages ago to set a 20 minute 'get up, walk about, and have a drink of water' timer.

It works for me, YMMV.

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