A lot of people consider work from home a bizarre idea, but to many, it makes more sense than working in a tight off atmosphere. Work is work and the purpose should solely be to get it done. Of course, I understand that it depends on industry to industry and on the nature of work.
However, one should not forget that to prosper working from home, one needs an utmost amount of discipline and motivation. You should be a self-starter and a good critique to your own-self. Not to forget, you should be honest enough as there is no one present immediately to check your routine and movements. However, if you take your freedom for a ride, you will face the music sooner than later.
1. Helps You Save Hell Lot Of Money
This is one fat reason which holds lot of relevance; when you do work from home, you save lot of money which you otherwise would have spent on buying trending dresses, jewellery, watches, boots, bikes, cars and of course petrol to roll down to the office building. And if you are a startup entrepreneur, you can yourself calculate how much you are saving on the office rent and other relevant office expenses.
2. Helps You Stay Away From Senseless Gossips
Where does it not happen? Where there are people, there would also be politics. And, overdosing on gossips only makes your focus blurry, which definitely is not a very healthy thing to happen to you.
3. Helps You Focus More On Your Work
Comfort matters, which is why many people find it hard to adjust in an office because the stiff work environment hampers their flow of creativity. And, to create a stand-out product, everybody needs space to breath.
4. Helps You Stay Connected With Family
One of the major benefits of opting to work from home is that it helps you avoid disconnection that happens when you pick-up job in far flung place where your time is inflexible. After all, family matters and must matter.
5. Helps You Stay Fresh And Healthy
When you work from home, you get the opportunity of going in-between to maybe make a fresh green salad, a cup of coffee, or pet your dog laughingly, all of these activities relax your mind, and you can do these instead of taking naps and then get back to work refreshed.
6. Helps You Save An Ample Amount Of Time
Commuting to work place every day, engulfs a lot of time, which you can otherwise better allocate in your routine to do bigger and better things.
7. Helps You Keep Away From Stress
Stress is one chief reason which reduces productivity and fades away the motivation to strive and achieve better and go higher. There are lot of ideas which revolve around our head 24/7; these distract us from focusing on our work. So, less the stress, the better shall be the work. The stress level is definitely higher and so are the risk factors when one works in the taut cubicle.
As per a study, about 76% of people who work from home are often more willing to put in extra when needed. Isn’t that a wonderful attitude towards work? So next time you get an option in life to work from home, think twice before you say NO to it.
Are you one of those who works from home? Do share your experience with me in the comments below.
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