16 ways to boost productivity when working from home, part 1 - where you work
How do you learn the art of productivity working from home every day? We’ve compiled some tips to help you understand how to be your most productive self, covering 3 key areas.
In this first part, we’re looking at where you work, and how you can make your home office a productive and stress-free environment.
Important Note: ’What is productivity?’
Before you embark on any productivity journey, you need to understand what we mean by productivity:
“We’re under the misguided presumption that more work leads to more productivity when the opposite is actually true — chronic stress eats away at any chance for a productive workplace, or high employee engagement. Chronic stress undermines the culture and leads to fatigue, anxiety, and confusion about priorities.'' Dr. Leah Weiss 
Working longer doesn’t mean you’re doing more. That’s the biggest misconception about productivity.
Productivity is about achieving more, yes, but productive people don't focus on how many tasks they do, they take the time to do tasks fully, and people benefit from a job well done.
Where you work.
Where you work matters. Just because you're at home doesn't change this, it amplifies it. Being at home simplifies things in many ways, for example, your commute's a lot shorter. But in other ways, it makes finding balanced and productive ways of working a little trickier, blurring the lines between work life and home life and adding even more tasks to your day.
Here are a few tips that will help you create a more productive workspace and a more harmonious and productive work/life balance.