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How to avoid distractions when WFH

May 11, 2020

“How do I not get distracted by stuff?” - Good question, our own homes can sometimes be minefields of distractions. it’s really hard to keep intrusions of life from interrupting your work. Especially since working from home has not been an occasional thing anymore, but it has become our new norm - it is crucial to build habits and create a space where productivity and creativity can thrive. 

We asked Seenit employees & friends to share their tips on how to make sure not to get distracted when working from home.

Check out the results in the video below 👇


Episode 8 - How to avoid distractions when working from home




So what are our top tips?


  1. Schedule your day: scheduled your breaks and lunches and set up timeframes to get certain tasks done
  2. Reward yourself with a tea break or a snack when you get something done
  3. Keep on top of things with to-do lists or daily objectives lists to review at the start of your work day
  4. Have a dedicated space to work, separate from everyone else if you can
  5. Use tools like the ‘work mode’ extension for your phone or web browser to shut off any distractions like social media
  6. Put a ‘close the fridge’ sign in your fridge to stop you from snacking
  7. Put a long playlist of music on that you like so you don’t get distracted by choosing or skipping tracks


For some handy WFH tips and tricks you can check out the rest of the video series:


  • Episode 1:  How to stay productive when working from home
  • Episode 2:  The advantages and benefits our employees are seeing from working remotely
  • Episode 3: What does WFH in different job roles look like
  • Episode 4: How to keep togetherness as a team while WFH
  • Episode 5: Our message of support to the community
  • Episode 6: How to combat loneliness during Covid-19 isolation
  • Episode 7: here: Challenges for the times ahead


Join our ongoing series, we want to hear your unique voice:

1. Download the ‘Seenit Capture’ app and create an account 📲
2. Use the ID ‘workingfromhome’ to join the project  
3. Follow the shot list instructions to upload your clips!  🤳🏻📸

Happy filming and stay tuned for the next episode! 


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