Getting your office set up correctly helps you to be more productive and to enjoy the office environment. In turn, this will help you to reignite your passion for your work. The key to getting it right is to create balance and harmony in your office. In short, to introduce Feng Shui.
What Is Feng Shui?
Feng Shui literally translates as ‘wind and water’. It’s a Chinese concept that reminds you of how every person is intrinsically linked to their environment. If you adopt a Feng Shui approach to life then your aim is to live in harmony with nature and utilizes the natural flow of energy present in everything, known as Chi.
Tapping into this allows you to remove obstacles and achieve goals.
Best Ways Of Bring Feng Shui Into Your Office
That probably sounds promising and is something you might like to try. Fortunately, it’s easy to bring Feng Shui into your home office.
You need to be able to see people coming and going. Feng Shui dictates that your desk be positioned to see everyone coming and going from your office. It’s a power position whereas your back to an open door is more likely to create vulnerability and even anxiety.
If it’s not possible, place a mirror in front of your workspace to create the visibility you need.
A sturdy des reflects your steadfastness in achieving goals. The desk should be made of natural materials, wood is preferable as this will remind you of nature and your place in the natural order of things.
It’s worth noting that wood is available in a variety of colors and white is a good choice. This encourages creativity.
Feng Shui is all about nature so it’s hardly surprising that you should bring plants into your office. You can chat with the professionals, such as Foli8. They will help you to decide which plants are hardest for you to ill. The good news as far as Feng Shui is considered, is that all plants are natural and will benefit the Feng Shui in your office.
The colors you choose for your office will depend on the job you are doing; For example, accountants will want plenty of blacks as this represents money, while graphic designers are creative and will find white or pastel colors beneficial.
Earth tones are excellent to help you stay calm and avoid the stress that can be so harmful to your health and your career.
Wherever possible you should opt for natural light. It will make you feel more positive and brighter. It is also less likely to cause eye strain. However, if natural light isn’t an option then combine overhead LED lights with a desk lamp. It will replicate natural light as much as possible and give you enough light to deal with any work you’re doing.
You can also add inspiring artwork. Perhaps, that is the best way to view your Feng Shui office. You need to adopt things that help you to stay calm and focus.