Working from home could be easily described as a gift and a curse. Now I don’t work from home on a regular basis as I need to be in the office for regular meetings throughout the day, but on rare occasions I do get to work from home on projects. And balancing work and play in your home, can be difficult. Especially if you don’t have your own place or there are pets in the house. Most of working from home does boil down to being able to motivate yourself and sticking to a deadlines you often have to set yourself. But there are a few things that you can do to help make yourself more productive, and help you get into the right mindset for it.