In many industries, working remotely from your apartment rental has become quite common. Many of the advantages are undeniable, especially when living in a big city. You don’t have to get up early to face a long commute to the office via congested interstates or embark on the hustle and bustle of mass transit. You don’t have to worry about skipping breakfast or packing a lunch. You don’t even have to get dressed! All you have to do is walk a few steps across your apartment rental to your home office. However, a major challenge of working from home is the ability to focus and prioritize. We've put together five tips to improve your productivity while working at home!
At the end of a long day, curl up with a good book to relax and take your mind off your troubles. If the weather’s too cold or hot to read in a sunny spot outdoors, you’ll love having a reading nook indoors to retreat to.
A study space needs to have the perfect location and encourage relaxation and thought. Does your study space meet those requirements?
If you’ve graduated recently, we can guess what kind of conversations you’ve been having with your friends and family. When they see you, people likely offer a bright “Congratulations!” followed closely by an inquisitive “Have you found a job yet?”
Maintaining a neat and orderly home office can be a challenge. A home office can easily become a catch-all for the rest of your home's clutter. Next thing you know, you can't find that bill that must be paid, or last year's tax returns.
Home organization can seem like a daunting task, but when broken up room-by-room, it’s easier to tackle. Here’s how to divide and conquer to tame the mess. Bathroom No nonsense. Space is often at a premium in your bathroom, so it’s important to be firm and decisive about getting rid of things you don’t need. Toss out toiletries and equipment that you rarely use. In your medicine cabinet, limit yourself to just the essentials to keep your organization goals on track. Trust us, you can live without that seventh bottle of nail polish remover.
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How your home office is designed can affect the amount and quality of work you complete in it. If you decorate the room with productivity in mind, chances are you’ll be successful in it. First, consider the location of your home office in your house. Place it as far away from distractive or noisy areas, such as the kitchen and family room, as you can. Try to not place it near the master bedroom, as you’ll want the two to be separate living spaces entirely.
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Whether you live in an apartment with lots of space or in a 1930s house like mine with little space, you should never ignore your home office. We all know your home office’s function is to keep your life organized,…
In many industries, working remotely from your apartment rental has become quite common. Many of the advantages are undeniable, especially when living in a big city. You don’t have to get up early to face a long commute to the office…