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5 Ways to Make your At-Home Office Work

Updated: Jan 1, 2023

Following the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, many people switched to a work-from-home lifestyle, and for many, it was quite the adjustment. For some, this was a temporary assignment but a number of employers have realized they can allow their employees to work from home on a more permanent basis. For anyone that plans to work from home permanently here are some tips on how to create a workspace that works for you.

1. Get Organized

Creating an organized workspace can help create a focused and peaceful work environment. Clutter can oftentimes create unnecessary stress and chaos. An office storage rack is a perfect way to showcase your books and add some succulents for color. If you decide to add a colorful plant or pencil holder, picking a neutral rack will help make your desk look less cluttered.

2. Find Your Style

Not everyone likes all neutral colors or the all-white look. Find your personal style before you create your space. The more you put your creative spin on your workspace, the more excited you will be to start your day from home.

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3. Have a designated coffee or tea area

It may be helpful to have an area for your coffee, tea, or water if you have a separate space to work with. This will help you stay focused throughout the day without having to run to the kitchen and run into possible distractions from your work. It's important to have that separate space so you don't lose focus throughout the day.

4. Find that Motivational Artwork or Coffee Mug to get you Motivated

A simple daily reminder to stay positive or work hard can be all you need to jumpstart your day. Sometimes you just need to give yourself a small reminder that hard work does pay off.

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5. Find a Comfortable Chair. Keep your Back Happy!

We are all guilty of slouching in our chairs. Sitting with good posture and having back support can really help avoid back problems in the future. If you have to sit all day for your job, having the proper support can make your day more manageable and enjoyable.

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