Working from home may have its benefits like getting up a bit later, wearing comfy clothes and having an oven handy for making lunch.
But you may find working, eating and sleeping in the same place each day gets a bit tiresome after a while.
Here’s a few tips and tricks for making your work environment at home that little bit brighter…
Find a comfy chair
If you have a comfortable chair you can use as your work chair, this will make a big difference if you’re sitting at a desk or table all day.
Clean up your mess (computer, papers, laptops etc)
A clean and tidy working environment can make the world of difference.
Making sure your desk or table is free of clutter so that you have space to work, and that it’s clean and tidy can leave your feeling calmer and more productive.
Make sure you also tidy up at the end of your working day so that you come away from work and enjoying the evening for yourself and the family.
If possible, choose a place for your workspace environment that has natural lighting. This can be beneficial to your mood and increase productivity. We also recommend you get outside a 20 minutes or so, to give you a break from work and also get much needed fresh air.
Being near a window while working can also up your vitamin D levels, which helps regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body, and these nutrients are needed to keep muscle, teeth and bones healthy.
Separate work and living areas
If it’s possible to do so, your workspace should be in a room or space as far away as possible from the place where you sleep if you want to increase your productivity.