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10 Tips To Create a Home Office With The Things You Already Have




Working from home has its benefits - no commute, better life balance, freedom to decorate your space that gets you going, time to learn new skills, make healthy meals and exercise. Some of you have already mastered the skill - working from home, but considering the new situation the world is in at the moment, the number of people working from home has increased significantly.


I think it's our duty to help each other and give advice on how to create a productive yet beautiful working environment at home. In this article I will include the things most of you already have at home, so no need for any additional shopping.



10 Tips to set up a healthy home office with the things you already have:


1. GOOD LIGHT

Pick the corner of the room that has plenty of natural light. Also, don't forget the desk lamp.


2. THE COMPUTER

Place your computer screen at eye level, so when you sit straight the only thing you need to move is your eyelids. Make sure the keyboard is easily reachable when sitting straight.


3. CREATE COMFORT

I'm not saying no to cute chairs, but if your workweek is more like 40 - 50 hours it's very important to have good back support. If you don't have an office chair already make sure you have a good support for your lower back with things like a cushion or a rolled-up towel).


4. THE DESK

I know for a fact most of you who own a breakfast bar and a dining table, don't really use that table very often. :) If you don't have an office desk already, now is the perfect time to utilise that dining table.


5. ADD GREEN FRIENDS

As many studies show - plants are a big productivity and happiness factor. Get at least one plant for