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If you’re struggling to figure out how to effectively work from home, you’re not alone. It can be difficult enough under normal circumstances when you’ve had time to prepare, but millions of people are having to figure this out on the fly. Fortunately, there’s a lot of great advice out there that can help ease the transition. We’ve put together a collection of resources from around the web that can help you get off to a good start if you find yourself suddenly needing to figure out how to work from home.

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  • How to schedule your day for maximum productivity in the least amount of time. This is especially helpful if you and your significant other are juggling responsibilities of kids and home life while also trying to do work.
  • Weekly planning and reviewing. A great way to get ahead of your upcoming week so you can be prepared and have a priority of what needs to be done.
  • Custom Productivity Templates: These are a few of the main PDF templates that you can print out or use on your iPad in order to follow along.
  • How to use Day One, the best journaling app out there: which can help with reducing stress and anxiety, celebrating your wins each day, and keeping a log of what is happening in life right now.

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Here’s a roundup of some of the best advice we’ve seen (and a few links of our own) for those who are struggling with the adjustment.

Journaling and Apps

Keeping a journal can be very therapeutic, allowing you to process your thoughts and feelings about what’s going on in the world and providing a sense of calm amidst all the chaos.

Workspace

One of the things that makes working from home easier is having a good dedicated work area. Here’s a couple of links to help you make the most of your space.

  • Wirecutter Best Home Office under $1,000 β€” If you’re new to working from home and want a decent workspace on a budget, The Wirecutter has a great guide to setting up a complete home office for under $1,000.
  • Ugmonk Working From Home Collection β€” Our friends at Ugmonk have a collection of resources for working from home, including a bunch of items that are currently discounted.
  • Tools & Toys: Workspace | Organization β€” A bunch of resources for physical products that can help make your workspace a little more awesome.

Coffee

A good cup of coffee instantly makes working from home better. Here’s a couple of great places to get premium beans delivered to your door.

  • Crema β€” Shawn’s favorite. Get awesome coffee delivered to your house from a large selection of incredible roasters. Use this link to get $20 off your first order.
  • Ruby Coffee Subscription β€” Mike’s favorite. A small-town Wisconsin roaster that has won awards and offers a variety of coffee subscriptions.
  • Tools & Toys: Coffee β€” A collection of great coffee gear if you want to brew a little better at home.

From Around the Web

We combed through a bunch of the working from home advice on the web so you didn’t have to separate the good from the bad. Here are some of our favorites.

Podcast Episodes

Speaking of podcasts, here are some good episodes if you prefer to listen to advice about working from home.

  • Focused #95: Five Years of Freedom β€” I interviewed David Sparks about his 5-year anniversary of working from home before all the COVID-19 craziness. His advice is even more relevant today than when we recorded it a few weeks ago.
  • Under the Radar #88: Working From Home β€” iOS developers Marco Arment and David Smith recorded this episode awhile ago, but there’s some great info in here for anyone who now find themselves working from home.
  • Upgrade #289: Not so fast, Uma Thurman β€” A recent Upgrade episode where work at home vets Jason Snell and Myke Hurley share some suggestions and focus music recommendations.

Additional Resources

Here are a couple other resources we found which could prove useful for people who are new to working from home.

Work From Home….

30% Off The WFH Course Bundle

Get our task and time management mini-course (All the Things (Analog)), plus with our Day One in Depth screencast course. This β€œWFH Bundle” is 30% off right now.

We’ll show you…

  • How to schedule your day for maximum productivity in the least amount of time. This is especially helpful if you and your significant other are juggling responsibilities of kids and home life while also trying to do work.
  • Weekly planning and reviewing. A great way to get ahead of your upcoming week so you can be prepared and have a priority of what needs to be done.
  • Custom Productivity Templates: These are a few of the main PDF templates that you can print out or use on your iPad in order to follow along.
  • How to use Day One, the best journaling app out there: which can help with reducing stress and anxiety, celebrating your wins each day, and keeping a log of what is happening in life right now.

Bundle Bonus: The WFH Bundle also includes three bonuses: The Calm Inbox Checklist, the Habit Tracking Quick-Start Guide, and Using Day One templates for the 5-Minute Journal.

Normal Price: $68
WFH Bundle Price: $47 (You save $21)

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