My work from home folks, what do you do to help stay focused during the day? (music, take walks etc)

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My focus is terrible all the time, but I stream lofi music and find that it helps.

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I don't..every 30min, i do something else for 10. Keeps me refreshed

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I switched to a yealink headset, so I am busy around my house all day. I painted rooms and remodeled my stairs recently in-between calls. I just walk to my computer when a call comes in.

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Great idea!

Take walks! Music on my breaks

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Take short, frequent breaks in between. I can't focus much with lyric-heavy songs playing in the background so I stick with lo-fi instrumental music as a vessel for my thoughts. Having noise-cancelling headphones is also a huge plus.

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What initially helped me get in the zone especially mornings is to treat it as if I'm getting ready for a regular work day by waking up early, getting dressed, albeit not so formally, and putting on makeup. Having a designated workspace free from any distractions is also great for retaining focus. Listening to repetitive music also is great for tuning out procrastinative tendencies.

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PGR has a stretch and move program available.

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Music and switch task every 30 minutes

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Our claims inventory is so high, there is no down time except for the required 45 minute meal break.

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It is really hard but I just have to put my nose down and grind. I find music to be very distracting. I do get up and stretch my legs several times per day just to get my eyes off the computer screen.

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YouTube videos & music gets me through

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I’m thinking of getting a remote job since I recently finished my retirement?

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Listen to music. Get up every hour and take scheduled breaks. I’ll be honest that I don’t have much down time. I have to intensely focus most of the day or I can’t get through my claims load. It’s just too busy to not force myself to focus. I don’t have anything distracting near me.

I found it so important to step away from my work station and just go for a walk outside pr around the house. Well with music, I really couldn't focus much with it. I like silence when I work.

I really don't like working in a noisy surrounding so I just invested in some noise-cancelling headset because I just can't control the noise my neighbors make.

I have a short attention span. So I can't be completely focused on just one task in a day. I have to do something else in between. It works for me it's just that my jib takes longer time to finish.

I like to tune into some instrumentals or white noise on spotify. For white noise, I love listening to ocean waves or rainfall. Soothes me and just makes me want to focus on my work.

Music really helps you focus more. I also eat enough and prepare some snacks.

I put on some music in the background. And I get up to walk around the house usually every hour just to get my stand goal on my apple watch.

I get up and stretch every so often, step away to get fresh water, other small things to wake me up to stay focused. I found that if I stay at my desk and only walk away on designated breaks then I have a hard time making it through the day. I also used to have a 30 minute lunch and changed it to an hour because it allows me time to refresh and refocus by having that time for myself. I may have a longer day but it’s helped my productivity at work.

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