Working from home sounds like a pretty good deal. And it is (mostly). No commute. You can work in your pajamas. You can communicate with the world from the palm of your hand. So why are so many people literally losing sleep? Study after study shows that people who work from home are increasingly suffering from insomnia and interrupted sleep. A recent article from mattress … [Read more...]
Thinking About Your Health as a Remote Worker
It's time to think about what’s next. And it's not just about where we're going to work or how. We want to remind you that your health matters, and as a remote worker there’s a pretty good chance you’ve been neglecting it. When we work from home, we can lose whatever habits or routines we used to build into our days when we had a “normal” work schedule. When you combine … [Read more...]
Combatting Potential Health Risks of Working from Home
by Chuck Chapman, Content Strategy Coordinator When you think industrial accidents or work-related illnesses, we usually think about miners in coal mines or mishaps on a construction site. But working from home is not without its hazards. We need to be aware of how we work and take care of ourselves. You’d think it would be less stressful than going to the office all the … [Read more...]
How’s Your Team’s Six-Week Report Card?
Depending on where in North America you are, you’ve probably been working from home for six weeks now. We know it feels longer than that, but most of us experienced the reality of the COVID-19 crisis sometime between March 12 and 16th. So here’s an important question: How's it going? Six weeks is 42 days. You know what can happen in 42 days? Chipmunks, ferrets, gerbils, … [Read more...]