The Working Directory will keep each project pointing to its specified project folder.
With a view active, click File > Set Working Directory.
Type the full path of your specified directory.
It is suggested you set a subfolder within your HOME directory to be the Working Directory. For example, if your HOME directory is C:\GIS_work, and your project is about apple orchards, your working directory could look like this.
If your project pertains to peach orchards, then your working directory could look like this.