Create a Relaxing Home Office

If you work from home, you will know only too well how hard it can be hard to ignore the housework or general noise from others in the home and so creating a relaxing office is essential to ensure maximum productivity and efficiency.  Here are five tips to help you create that perfect home office!


Declutting is good for the soul. Being surrounded by only the essential items that you need, or ones that just make you happy, helps create a calm, peaceful area and also helps you to work more efficiently as you won't spend time rummaging around for the items you need.


Make sure you have a place for everything in your home office which will mean you're easily able to locate it when needed and will keep the space looking tidy. Try to keep your office space strictly for work related items instead of household objects, laundry and miscellaneous items that you can't find a place for in other rooms! If you're short on floor space consider high density storage. With a range of different units available, you will be able to maximise your storage space to suit your home office. 

You will spend many hours in your home office and so creating a calm and serene area will bring a sense of peace to your working day. Making use of essential oils can help you to de-stress or feel rejuvenated. Playing calm classical music can also have a wonderful effect on your well-being too.


Bringing a little bit of the outdoors inside can really help to boost your mood. There's a theory that staying connected to nature can have amazing benefits for our health and wellbeing. House plants can also be air-purifying too!


A few pictures or prints in the office can really affect how you feel. For example, photographs of happy, sunny holidays, prints of the sea or flowers can remind you of blissful moments, helping you to relax whilst working.

Do you have any tips for creating a relaxing home office? If so I'd love to hear them! 

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