Do you find that your office just stresses you out sometimes?
I work from home, so my office is where I spend the majority of my time (when I’m not working from the couch…). And I’ve found that one of the easiest ways to make the work day less stressful is simply to create a more relaxing and calm environment.
Back when I lived with my parents, this was super easy to do. I put curtains all along my one wall, painted the room a beautiful periwinkle colour, and it was exactly how I wanted. In a rental unit, though, it’s another story.
I can’t nail anything up, I can’t paint the walls, I can’t make any permanent changes, or anything that would need to be covered up. Our apartment is adorable and I love it, but it’s painted a weird off-white, a cold off-white, and it just feels really stark.
So I’ve been working the last little bit on making it feel more homey. And I wanted to share my tips with you! [Read more…]