How To Work from Home (Even a Small Home) without Going Insane

How To Work from Home (Even a Small Home) without Going Insane

Nancy Mitchell
Oct 10, 2013

Working from home can be pretty great — you can listen to whatever music you want, cuddle with the cat, work from the sofa in your pajamas. But it also comes with its own set of challenges. How do you avoid all the distractions? And, especially if your place isn't big enough to have a room designated as the office, how do you avoid that feeling that you're always at work? Apartment Therapy has some great ideas about how to work from home without going insane.

First up: professional organizer Justin Klosky's five best tips for working at home. (Click through to the post where this video first appeared for a transcript, and even more helpful advice in the comments.)

What if you're faced with the prospect of working from home — but your home is really, really tiny? Maxwell has some great advice for making working from home work, even in a small space. Click through for links to more related articles and sources.

And finally — especially if your desk is in the living room or dining room, you'll want to keep it super tidy. Who want to stare at a mess of work papers when they're trying to relax on the weekend? In this one-minute tip, Justin walks you through the steps to ridding your desk of paper clutter for good.

Thanks for watching, and happy weekend!

(Image: Nathan & Heather's Cozy Vintage Ballard Home)

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