It's Monday morning. You roll out of bed, grab a coffee, sit on the couch and you're already at work. Sound good? Well, that's how the government wants you to work.

Monday — exactly three years before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics — was Telework Day.

The government's telecommuting campaign encouraged companies and other organizations nationwide to get their employees to work outside of the office — from their home, a cafe or a satellite office — to reduce congestion in mass-transit systems, especially during the morning rush hour until 10:30 a.m.