12 things you need to make your home office healthy

A healthier workspace is a happier workspace.

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by Angelica Daujotas |

Staying healthy, both physically and mentally, has never been more important. There are many ways you can keep yourself physically healthy, but have you thought about how you can make your workspace healthy?

It’s important to have a bright and motivating room to keep you productive. It’s also worth investing in a space that not only looks good but does good, for both your mental and physical health.

If you’re working from home, like I am, I’m positive you’ve complained about your back or the lack of light in the room, more than once for sure. Not only is good lighting motivating, but it’s also healthy for both your mind and body.

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It’s hard to stay healthy and on-task when you’re surrounded by distractions; I know my bed has never looked comfier than when I can’t be in it or sitting in front of the television to work on the sofa. Two litres of water also won’t taste as good as the endless cups of tea I can make in my own kitchen, but the tea won’t do you as good as the water. So, we target these issues by creating the healthiest and most convenient home office possible.

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It’s not all grey skies working from home, some days you do just need those ten cups of tea, and that’s okay. Working from home means the power is in our hands, so let’s work towards a healthier version of ourselves. If you need that push, then I’m here to help give it to you.

Everything you find in our list of recommendations will be sure to get you that healthier and happier space you’re needing.

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Angelica Daujotas is a Commercial Content Writer for WhatsTheBest, and also writes for Yours.co.uk, Grazia, heatworld and Closer across beauty, fashion, and lifestyle.

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