How to Stay Sane Working at Home!

Written by Michele Miller

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Give yourself a lunch break and try to eat healthy. Itís so easy working from home to walk byrepparttar fridge every thirty minutes and get a snack. Soon your body expects to be fed every couple of hours, just like a newborn. Not a good thing, especially when you start packing onrepparttar 150710 pounds.

Try to get some fresh air every single day. Itís not good to get out ofrepparttar 150711 house only once or twice a week. When you feel mentally happy and healthy, you will be able to stay sane with a home business.

Remember, working at home can be harder than working outsiderepparttar 150712 home. Itís all up to you how your business turns out; itís a lot of responsibility. So, try not to stress yourself unnecessarily.

Use phone time wisely. Enough saidÖ As far as housework goes, and all that other stuff that messes up your work day, I found something that works and may work for you. I get up and get showered and dressed and then I spend about an hour cleaningrepparttar 150713 house. Iím usually ready to sit down and start work around nine, but if itís ten oíclock thatís fine too.

Routine, routine, routine, isrepparttar 150714 key to being successful and staying sane in a home business.

Michele Miller is a home-based business owner and is also the author of an e-book about becoming a home-based medical transcriptionist. You can visit her site:

It's Your Home Business - Will it Sink or Swim?

Written by Michele Miller

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Post inspiring quotes and verses in your home business area.

Donít allow friends and family to drop by and take up your time. Inrepparttar beginning, I had friends that thought because I worked from home that I could sit around and chat with them all day longÖ Itís amazing that they think this, but they do. Be firm with them. My friends now know that they had better call before they ďpop in for a coffeeĒ, and I do tell them ďnoĒ if itís not convenient. Lazing around watching TV or chatting with friends is 100% guaranteed to help SINK your business.

Another time taker isrepparttar 150709 telephone. I screen my calls and letrepparttar 150710 machine pick up almost all day, unless it is about business. Caller ID was a super investment! It will help your business to have Caller ID. I promise.

Mentally remind yourself from time to time that one ofrepparttar 150711 reasons your home business can fail is procrastination. The fear of this should help keep your business onrepparttar 150712 right track.

I think you know what bad employees can do to a business; be careful who represents you/works for you.

If you donít have time to do your work and work your business, itís bound to SINK! Donít let other aspects of life get inrepparttar 150713 way. Surerepparttar 150714 car needs washing,repparttar 150715 laundry needs doing,repparttar 150716 house needs cleaning, you need to get other things done, but not during business hours. The key here is to PRIORITIZE properly and take your business seriously.

Try and get some daily exercise. It refreshes you and clearsrepparttar 150717 mind. It will help you stay positive. Plus, itís good for you.

Network with other ďsuccessful peopleĒ who own a similar type of business. If you are having trouble finding these people, try your local Chamber of Commerce, or just contact other business owners. Try to learn from people who have been successful; make sure theyíve walkedrepparttar 150718 walk before you take their advice.

Taking this advice will hopefully give you some ideas about keeping your business afloat, swimming, and very successful.

To Your Success!

Michele Miller is a home-based business owner and a medical transcriptionist. She is also the author of an E-book about how to become a home-based medical transcriptionist. You can visit her website at:

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