With many people working from home, the lines between when you’re “on” and when you’re “off” is blurred more than usual. This new normal makes it even more critical to protect your non-work time.
Clearly define what “after hours” means for you.
Get clarity on what needs to get done, and determine exactly when you will do it. Plan out your tasks every day, including determining when in the day you will do them.
Block off the last hour of the workday to wrap up and plan for the next day.
Inform your colleagues about your work hours.
Let your colleagues know how or if they can contact you during your off-hours.