13 ways to practice self-care when you work from home
- Working from home is not as easy as it sounds.
- You may not have a rigid work schedule, but too much sitting and spending too much time indoors can have adverse effects on your physical and mental well-being.
- According to entrepreneurs who work from home, it's important to stay hydrated, work out, find some social interaction, and most importantly, go outside.
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When working from home, it's imperative to create boundaries and self-care rituals to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
When your living space is also your working space, it's particularly easy to fall into the bad habit of never turning off - and that's not good for your mental or physical well-being. Whether it's working out, meditating, taking a warm bath, or indulging in a skincare routine, it's important to nourish mindfully.
We reached out to entrepreneurs from a variety of fields and asked them for their best self-care tips for people who work from home.
Here's their best advice.
Set boundaries between your home and your work
Stock your fridge with nourishing snacks
Work out — even if it's just walking
Take a lunch break
Create a meaningful morning routine
Have a designated workspace
Get up and move around when possible
Get dressed every morning like you're going to an office
Have a solid skincare regimen
Set a sleep schedule
Get enough water and fresh air
Take a relaxing hot bath