Top Tips for Making Your Home Office A Stress-Free Environment

Collaborative post Working from home is gradually becoming the new norm, as recent events seem to have ‘forced’ this option on most workers. Working from home can be very rewarding, especially as it allows you to get things done even when self-isolating. Unfortunately, working from home can also be pretty stressful if you’re new to it, especially when it comes to juggling work with home responsibilities. According to some reports, over 60% of workers experienced burnout symptoms in 2020 while working from home, ranging from stress to anxiety. Fortunately, there are several ways to ease the stress of working from

6 Ways to Create an Inspiring Home Office

AD | Collaborative post Through lockdown, working from home has become the norm for many people. Although adjusting to remote working was difficult initially, the workstyle has proved extremely beneficial due to travel cost-savings and improved work-life balance for employees.  In fact, many companies have decided to continue offering flexible homeworking post-lockdown. In a recent YouGov study, a quarter of bosses confessed to being sceptical of homeworking before the pandemic but now believe it’s effective. This percentage joins the 49% of employers who already supported the workstyle.  If your job is likely to involve homeworking in the future, whether it’s

A home office makeover

AD | Post contains gifted items Towards the end of last year I was feeling quite frustrated with my home office. Years ago I had purchased a desk from IKEA as I used to work downstairs in the dining room but when I put it in my office it took up a whole wall. I couldn’t even get to the window to open and close it properly. A new desk At this point, I knew it was time to do something different and I ordered myself the IKEA Brusali corner desk, knowing that it would fit in the room better

IKEA Brusali Corner Desk Review

For around the last 3.5 years I have had the same desk that I use for work. To start with, I worked from downstairs in the corner of the living room but later moved upstairs to the spare bedroom which is now my office. At the time, I thought the Ikea Alex/ Linnmon Desk was the perfect desk for me. However, things change and I recently realised that I needed to revamp my space and create stimulating home office, and that included getting a smaller desk that worked better in the space I have. So, after quite a bit of looking

Creating A Work Space To Maximise Efficiency

AD | Collaborative post Being someone that works from home means that I don’t have the same kind of work environment as other people. I am very lucky to have been able to convert one of our spare bedrooms into an office of my own. However, I have recently realised that my office isn’t a place where I feel calm or even where I get much done. Most of the time it’s an absolute mess thanks to things just being dumped in there. Now, Erin is off nursery and I am trying to fit in being with her all day,

Creating The Right Work Environment At Home

AD | Collaborative post When you are self-employed, especially if you work from home, it’s easy to get into bad habits. The sofa becomes a make shift office, you can work in your pyjamas and you can scoff a whole cake while you work if you want to. The thing is, as nice as all of this sounds, it doesn’t really make for a good or productive working environment. Now that I’ve been self-employed full time for around 3 years I have learned quite a lot about how kind of environment I need at home. Separate office space Up until about

VonHaus 15 Drawer Trolley Review

AD | Contains gifted items When we first moved into our house I thought I knew exactly what I wanted and how I wanted each room to be. Now, 5 years on, things have changed a lot. We now have Erin who is nearly 4, a cat and I am self-employed so one of our spare bedrooms is now an office. For ages now I have been looking for the ideal office storage for me and found exactly what I wanted on the VonHaus website. VonHaus have quite a few great storage options but one that immediately stood out to

Our Personalised Star Map From GreaterSkies

AD – We received this product for the purpose of this post. All opinions are our own.  This April we will have lived in our house for 5 years. I think I am getting to the point where I finally know what I want to do in certain rooms and areas. Most of that includes a lot of work though like plastering, ripping out bathrooms and kitchens and actually changing the use of some rooms. We can’t afford any of that right now but what we can do is spruce up some rooms with accessories and prints. With Valentine’s Day coming