The five stages of psychologically adapting to remote working

Wow. What an incredible – and at times bewildering – first few weeks of working in lockdown. In a short space of time, we have lost long-established routines and ways of living and replaced them with unfamiliar and – for many – uncomfortable new ways of working.

In this article, we take a moment to step back and reflect on what we are experiencing. In particular, we look at the psychological demands of remote working and how to manage these.

A colleague this week described himself as ‘grieving’ the loss of simple routines and familiar ways of doing things, while another described herself as being ‘frazzled’; not only by the rate of change imposed on us, but also the rate of experimentation required, every day, with new apps and video conferencing software.

Read the full article on Training Journal.

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