With most of us now working from home, it seems fitting to share with you some of the benefits of working remotely and how you can utilise your time. One of our favourite things about working at home is the chance to dress as cosy as you would like (and we are living in our Ugg Express slippers at the moment!)
We have put together 10 benefits of working remotely - read on!
#1. You'll be saving money
After a while, the cost of travel, your morning coffee, and all those café lunches can really start adding up. Working from home can significantly reduce these costs, giving you more money to spend on the things you love – like some new shoes.
Some of our favourite classic styles are on sale at the moment, too - the perfect chance to grab yourself a pair of cosy shoes. Treat yourself to a pair of our Everugg Bailey Bow Mini Classic Ugg Boots or slide your feet into the Everugg Mini Classic Unisex Ugg Boots – both under $60!
#2. You can spend the day in your comfiest clothes
Who wouldn’t love the chance to spend their workday in their coziest clothes and a snug pair of slippers? Working from home allows you to grow your comfy wardrobe and we have some fantastic options for you to add.
#3. You can choose your own schedule
One of the greatest benefits of working remotely is that you can have a more flexible work schedule. With approval from your boss, you will likely be able to work your traditional hours over an extended workday.
If you like working early in the morning and finishing mid-afternoon, this also may be something you can organise with your employer.
#4. You'll have more opportunities to knock off some household jobs
Now you can avoid that feeling of dread you get when you walk into the house after a long day and there's a stack of household chores waiting for you - while working from home, you have the chance to put on that load of washing or quickly unload your dishwasher while taking a 10-minute break from work.
This also frees you up when the weekend comes around so you can enjoy every minute of it!
In May, we will be restocking one of our favourite styles of boots - perfect for those outdoor jobs. With a waterproof exterior and stylish black gloss finish, our Australian Shepherd Vivily Rain Boots are a great addition to your wardrobe and will be great for walking the dog in damp weather or doing some work around the yard.
#5. You'll have a better work-life balance
Without the need to commute and with more time to get on top of your chores, you have extra time to enjoy seeing your family and friends (virtually, of course).
With this additional time, you can focus on yourself, find new hobbies and spend time with your loved ones without the guilt of knowing you have things to do at home.
#6. You'll have fewer distractions
In the office, you might have a chatty co-worker or someone who loves an off-site lunch break. Being at home removes you from these distractions and allows you get through your own work in peace and at a pace that works for you.
#7. You'll be more productive
With fewer distractions and the ability to create your own schedule, many people are more productive working from home. Ensure you have a to-do list ready every day and work through it in a way that works best for you.
#8. You can create your own workspace
Is the office not the best environment for your mind to work?
Sometimes you need a change of scenery to ensure you are working to the best of your ability. Try working on your balcony or in your backyard - you may be surprised what a new-look office can do for your productivity.
If you would prefer to create a space in your own home – fantastic! Find an area that you can dedicate to work and fill it with items that will help you with productivity.
Why not add some extra comfort with a rug? Our premium Australian Sheepskin Rug will be a wonderful addition, offering comfort and style. One of our customers said “I am thrilled to bits with my lovely rug. It's really soft under my feet” - how great would it look in your workspace?
#9. You can avoid your usual commute
Lots of people normally have a long commute to work, it is no surprise that this is one of the main benefits of working from home.
With this extra time at home, you are able to spend more time with your loved ones or get on top of the household chores so you can spend your weekends relaxing.
#10. You can work in a less stressful environment
Being in an office can leave you feeling stressed or anxious about potential office politics.
Working from home allows you to be removed from that environment and helps you create a space that you can feel calm and productive within.