Make your office a zen oasisby Starre Vartan, Mother Nature Network
The American office is an iconic place; for many, more waking time is spent there than at home - and yet few of us take the time to make the space we work in work for us. And while lots of workers are working virtually these days, there are still millions of people who come to an office every working day. And even though work can be stressful, your office needn't be. Creating a calm oasis in your immediate workspace will make your whole life healthier: here's how.
1. Declutter your immediate work area: Some people actually do find things better in a mess, but if you are constantly pushing things aside so you can find your mouse, or balancing your keyboard on your lap because there's no room on your desk, take 15 minutes to clear that stuff out. The area in front of and 6 inches to each side of your computer should be clear so that, simply, you can move comfortably. The small aggravation of not being able to move freely can really add toRead More »from Zen at Work: 5 Ways to Calm Your Office Space