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Make Your Work Feel More Comfortable

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7 Mar. 2022. Whether you’re working towards getting your business off the ground, or you’re just wanting to shake things up a bit with your regular job. There is no doubt about it that in order to tolerate those 8+ hours of work, you’re going to have to be comfortable. Over half of your life is spent working, so it’s crucial that it’s at least spent being in comfort, right? Here are some helpful tips for getting more comfortable while you’re working.

Look into adjusting your hours

If you own your own business then you already know that you have fairly flexible hours. But if you work for an employer, it may be helpful to ask your manager if it’s possible to adjust your hours. Maybe you can begin work before the bustle or the day starts, or even show up a tad later. Looking into the right hours that most suit your comfort and your environment may be one of the best ways to get you to work more efficiently and comfortably.

Create visual barriers

Sometimes it’s difficult to feel comfortable while working due to the entire workplace in general. If you have a home office, then this could be great as it means that you get the chance to redecorate your office. If you work for an employer and need to physically go to work, then something like this could be a bit more of a challenge. Try to look into freshening up your desk and the workspace surrounding it by adding some nice small divers. This could be something such as plants. Plants are known for making people feel both physical and mentally better as it brings in that wonderful element of nature.

Look into ergonomic furniture

Whether you’re a business owner or not, there is no denying that bad office furniture can make anyone just feel so stiff and physically uncomfortable. So why not invest in furniture that is meant to help? This can include anything from 12 conference table, desks, and even office chairs. It’s crucial to get yourself comfortable since you’re working long hours. So you absolutely should not skip this when it comes to your physical comfort levels.

Give your eyes a break

Just like your body and brain needs a break from the work you’re doing, the same can be said about your eyes as well.  The blue light that your screen emits isn’t exactly the best for your eyes, especially if you’re looking at this for a long time through the day. Blue light causes you to squint your eyes and strain them, and you may be doing this without realizing it. If possible, try to take a 20 second break every 20 minutes.

Soak up enough sun

Not only is the sunlight a free source of light for the office, but it does so much more. Sunlight provides Vitamin D, and this is needed for boosting your mood. Make sure you soak up enough sunlight each day. This is going to help you stay in a great mood.

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