Our offices become our second skins, and often we don’t notice when it’s time to slough it off.
Or give it a facelift so we could be more productive in a space that reflects your personality.
What does the newest research say about a working space that boosts energy, creativity, and productivity, while projecting a safe, professional feeling for clients? Here’s what we’ve learned.
Color psychology studies point to changes in the body and brain when viewing certain colors –changes influencing productivity, creativity, emotion, stress levels, ability to focus, communication, and overall health.
A primer on the subject from color psychologist Angela Wright: “The four psychological primaries are: red, blue, yellow, and green. And they affect the body (red), the mind (blue), the emotions, the ego, and self-confidence (yellow), and the essential balance between the mind, the body, and the emotions (green).”
Fashionable furniture is nice, but ergonomic equipment is the true must-have.
Trends are fleeting, but good posture is always in style. Prevent injury by learning more about safe chairs (and desks) that adjust and feature body-friendly materials, like breathable fabric for chairs.
Have you got your own back? Make sure you face the door in your office in order to avoid constant low-grade stress that could make it difficult to focus.
Countless studies tell us that indoor plants in the workplace improve air quality and the psychological environment. There may even be a link between plants in the office and decreased sick days / increased productivity.
Here’s a list of the most popular, no-hassle indoor plants:
Organize. Then eliminate clutter. Major clutter creates stress and dominates your mind. Get rid of it today. To further eliminate stress, organize everything, so that each item is easy to find. You may further coordinate storage and filing systems by color and style.
For more information, please read:
8 Easy Workspace Fixes to Improve Productivity, Mood, Creativity, and Health | Inc