Using this time to create healthier working habits

This extended period of disruption is the perfect time to audit, edit and augment how we approach work. Try these small changes to heighten awareness and maximize productivity.

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It’s hard to see the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel right now.

Even as companies and community staples slowly reopen, nothing seems anywhere near normal. It’s deflating to say the least. Meanwhile, most of us are still stuck at home, just trying to keep it together and remain relevant at work.

Regardless of your employment status or home situation, no matter your current mood, there are tiny tweaks and minor adjustments that can help you achieve more, feel better and regret less.

Wherever you are, take this time to work on wellness—to shed bad habits, shore up your psyche and sharpen coping skills. Let’s make the best of this bizarre situation, shall we? Consider these ideas:

Start with science. Dr. Susan Weinschenk, a behavioral psychologist, shares seven keys to boosting productivity:

If COVID-19 has smashed your productivity into bits—or just dinged it up a little—those are seven good places to start. Beyond those tips, you might also try:

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