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2018-03-21 23:45:44 Funny Business English Working from home, also known as living the dream, is a complicated arrangement. While the daily commute to the couch is awesome, the drop... https://dprotksf3n5y8.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/21234021/iStock-521469694.jpg Working from home 10 Truths About Working From Home | QuickBooks Australia

10 truths about working from home

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Working from home, also known as living the dream, is a complicated arrangement. While the daily commute to the couch is awesome, the drop in productivity can be a real battle. Whether you’ve worked from home for years or only a few weeks, these 10 truths are sure to ring true.

1. The fridge is always calling

Working from home should definitely come with a warning about weight gain because the temptation to snack around the clock is all too real. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are foreign concepts – now food is just an all-day thing.

Girl standing at fridge

2. Sweatpants become acceptable work wear

Sayonara pencil skirts and itchy business shirts, now yoga pants and oversized t-shirts are where it’s at.

Sitting crosslegged holding coffee

3. Daytime TV addiction is real

Where oh where have these D-grade movies been all our lives? If you’re a procrastinator, hide the TV remote NOW.

Girl watching tv with popcorn

4. Brushing your hair is optional

Unless there’s a client meeting or Skype call, brushing your hair, putting on makeup or keeping clean-shaven is completely optional. A great time-saver which helps when you’ve wasted too many hours on number 3.

Lady brushing her hair

5. Going out for coffee is a big deal

Or going out at all.

Two coffee sitting on wooden table

6. Housework = world’s best distraction

One minute you’re putting on a load of washing, the next minute, you’re cleaning EVERYTHING.

Girl cleaning table

7. Exercise…what’s that?

Burn your Fitbit now because all-of-a-sudden 10,000 steps is equivalent to a marathon. No one needs that negativity in their life.

Man on lying down on couch8. Making new friends becomes your hobby

Let’s be fair, you haven’t seen another human being ALL DAY. So now you’re babbling endlessly to anyone who will listen, like the UberEats delivery guy.

Girl with a megaphone

9. Weekdays and weekends blur together

There’s no clear line between your work life and home life. This means you have absolutely no clue what day it is.

Girl holding calendar

10. Afternoon naps are a given

Working from the couch or worse, the bed, makes napping a very real possibility. There comes a time when you just need to accept it.

Girl yawning at desk

If you’re working from home, QuickBooks Online could be the perfect sidekick. Start a free trial today.

Information may be abridged and therefore incomplete. This document/information does not constitute, and should not be considered a substitute for, legal or financial advice. Each financial situation is different, the advice provided is intended to be general. Please contact your financial or legal advisors for information specific to your situation.

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