Making Your Home Office As Pleasant As Possible To Work From

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Any freelancer, full-time blogger, or self-employed person will know that working from home comes with its ups and downs. It might seem like the dream to the standard person who has an office space, but sometimes, being in an office can stimulate productivity and separate your ideas of work and rest cleanly, so you can happily devote time to both without worrying about the other. If you do work from home, your desktop station or laptop is the place where you keep all of your personal and work obligations. 

One morning you might play video games or learn more about Foxy Bingo when an hour later you have to complete a tight photoshop deadline for your freelancing firm. There are ways around this though. You can make your home the most pleasant place to be, a place that you can’t bare to be without, a place that stimulates your productivity like you never assumed possible.

Candles
Candles are proven to help reduce stress and help your area smell great. It also allows you to have some natural, relaxing lighting if you’re working late into the office hours. Making sure that you keep a positive attitude towards your desktop station is important when you’re sat there all week. If you’re not happy paying for candles every week, you can buy electronic candles that light up different colors and have multiple lighting settings. You’ll only have to replace the batteries every few weeks or so, so you’ll be spending much less for the same effect. If you miss the pleasant smell the candles provide though, you can always try...

Incense
Lighting incense is a spiritual tradition that lasts back to the ancient Vedic disciplines. The smells come in a variety of different flavors, are relatively cheap, and smell absolutely fantastic. They’re an unintrusive way to make a room smell naturally great. Make sure you purchase an incense holder too though because they can easily make a mess when the ash drops on the wood of your desk.

Comfortable Chairs
If you’re sat in the same chair at all times, you want to make sure that you’re in a comfortable position. You want to make sure your back is set up in a way that promotes your posture because it’s easy to slouch in home furniture. But you also want to make sure that your backside is rested, and doesn’t ache. Wooden kitchen chairs might be nice if you’re on a budget, but they don’t help your long term comfort. Making the initial investment in an office chair can help solve this issue, and helps make your workstation look more professional.

Good Equipment
If you can justify the cost, working with new, upgraded IT equipment can actually help you feel more motivated to work. Remember, just because you’re not an official limited trading company doesn’t mean that you should invest in your operation. Placing a little of your profit margin back into upgrading your means of operation will have a significant impact on your self-discipline because you’re tangibly seeing the fruits around you. 

You’re also structuring your life well if you’ve taken this route, so why not reward yourself for it? Follow these steps and you’ll be sure to look forward to rushing toward your home station every morning you can.

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