If you’ve got your eyes set on a certain goal, whether it be for school, university or for work purposes – you’re going to need the perfect work space. Having the right working environment can make all the difference to getting those good grades or achieving your work goals.
It’s all about creating a space that keeps you energised, focused and motivated.
Now although having that best spot will vary from person to person, the one thing you will all be looking for is a space that you feel comfortable in. So in order to make sure that space meet your requirements, we’ve rounded up some essentials for creating the ideal working environment.
Get Rid Of All Distractions
Distractions are the biggest failures when you’re trying to focus and achieve something. They are often subjective, so it’s important to look around the room and identify what distracts you the most – then get rid of it. Whether it’s an electronic device, something to fiddle with on your desk etc. just be sure to keep all distractive elements tucked away during your study or working time. (Yes, and that means turning phones off when you need to!).
Keep The Place Tidy
Keeping your space tidy is one thing but keeping it organised is even more important. Just because your parents aren’t inspecting your room anymore, doesn’t mean the cleaning stops or just because you live on your own and no one is around to see the mess, doesn’t mean you should ignore it. Clutter can make you feel stuffy and overcrowded – this can promote stress and drowsiness causing you to be distracted. So be sure to stay on top of your mess in order to keep your mind flowing freely and absorbing information easily. Get some sort of storage solution in place so that you can tuck all loose items away and keep everything well organised.
Make The Place Comfortable
This is one of the most important aspects as it plays big role when it comes to staying focused. Not only do you want to lay out the room so that it meets your requirements, but you also want to make sure that your seat and desktop are comfortable – we don’t want you slumping while working as this sets a path for disaster! Make sure your space is comfortable otherwise you’ll get restless and have more breaks than you need.
Let There Be Light
Lighting can make or break a work environment. Poor lighting is usually the main cause of eyestrain, headaches and fatigue. So if possible make sure you position your work space in natural sun light which can help wake you up and help you think clearly. Alternatively you can buy some lights that you think will work well in the room – just be sure to stray away from harsh fluorescent lights or ambient lights.
We understand the difficulties of creating the perfect home office environment. It’s important to have somewhere that meets your needs as well as looking stylish, therefore we hope that our tips will make you think twice and turn this space into somewhere where you can feel both professional and be productive.
By Tony Fitz-Costa – Check me out on Google+.
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