Reconciling the Irreconcilable: Balancing Telecommuting and Family Life

While telecommuting may have invaded your day-to-day life, it is possible that the lack of guidelines, the constant reorganization, and the uninterrupted cohabitation it imposes become a bit much to bear. Relaxing and working in the same space, managing your children’s emotional highs and lows, not being able to count on of your loved ones for in-person support … these all remain difficult challenges of an anxiety-inducing situation. The psychological impact of this new reality affects us all, young and old. 

Remember that, like everything in life, telecommuting requires thought, practice, and organization. To help you structure your time at home effectively, we have two tip sheets that cover some best practices to implement in your day-to-day life, and some resources to help you get there.

To make the most of time spent with family and to help you make this confinement a serene experience for all, consult the tool Make sure that your children have supervision.

For strategies to help you manage the overlap of personal and professional time at home, consult the tool Organise your telework 

For other resources, see the page I take care of my mental health

Take good care of yourself!