With the current pandemic we have found ourselves in, we have more free time to complete household jobs we’ve been ignoring. As many of us are now working from home, it’s proven that a clean and tidy work space has many benefits to your mood, which is important to consider during this pandemic. Using this time to finally organize your home and home office is a great way to clear out unwanted clutter and also relieve the stress which it causes.
Storing your items
When it comes to keeping areas tidy and easily accessible, getting really useful boxes can help solve storage problems. It also means that items such as tools can be packed together and have a designated space and also be easy to locate. Storage systems are also very useful in a home office, you can keep paperwork together in files and have easy access to important documents such as invoices.
Sort through cupboards/boxes filled with unused items
We often find ourselves keeping hold of random items and storing them in cupboards filled with more of the same. Sort through the cluttered cupboards and if you haven’t used items in a few months it might be best to throw them out or donate them to charity. This will then free up a lot more space!
Keep work areas tidy
If during this pandemic you have found yourself working at home, it is important to keep your work space and desk tidy. Going into a cluttered environment first thing in the morning, can easily put a negative affect on your mood and attitude for the rest of the day. If you have a lot of paperwork, it can be very stressful to have piles of paper on your desk when you need to find something urgently. Make sure you tidy up your desk and clean around your workspace after each working day, put paperwork into the designated files and you’ll be set for the next day.
So while we’re stuck at home until the Covid-19 outbreak passes, use this time to get tidy and organized! It is now more important than ever to make sure your home is thoroughly cleaned each week to prevent any germs and give yourself a stress free environment.