The pandemic has changed the way people work, live and socialise. To stay safe and ensure social distancing norms, almost everyone who can work from home has had to create a dedicated space to call a home office. Since not all homes come with provisions for a home office, you need to get innovative with your imagination and create a workspace that’s functional, comfortable and away from homely distractions.
Here are some tips to help you create the perfect workspace at home:
Choosing the right spot
Instead of moving from place to place in search of privacy or inspiration, choose a fixed spot for working from home. It should also be peaceful and comfortable. The best spot should ideally be away from distractions, clutter and home responsibilities. Once you know what derails your attention, you can choose a spot that’s free of such distractions. This could be background noise, kids running around, appeal of the TV or sight of pending housework.
Choose a spot that will promote productivity and offers a neat background for those times when you need to have video meetings.
Depending on the type of work you do, some of the essential things you will need to work will include a laptop, or desk top, phone charging point, printer, etc. Make sure your home office is located close to a power point, or consider getting a multi-plug extension cord to plug in all your devices. Another important issue to factor in is Wi-Fi connectivity. Ensure your workspace has strong signals to facilitate smooth flow of data.
Since you will be spending many hours at your workspace, ensure proper lighting to avoid eye strain. If there is no natural light streaming in, consider placing your table in a way that ensures sufficient artificial lighting. Avoid backlighting as it doesn’t work well with video calling. A blank wall behind you will create the perfect, uncluttered background necessary for your web meetings.
Focus on ergonomics
Your work space sets your mood for getting work done. Make it a comfortable and peaceful zone. Brighten it up with some greenery or an inspiring piece of art. But more important than everything else is the type of table and chair you will be using. Ensure that the table is of just the right height and your office chair is ergonomically designed to prevent slouching or back pain. If necessary, prop it up with some cushions.
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