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How To Create The Ultimate Home Office

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 Have you been working in a home office that is lackluster?


Are you thinking about working from home in the future?

Many people started to work from home during the pandemic. Plenty decided that this was actually the best business model for them. Even some of those who needed to return to the office have opted for a hybrid model that allows for some days working in the comfort of their own home. There are lots of benefits but this will mean that you need the right office space. Let’s explore how to create one.


Choose Or Create A Room

First, you should think about choosing or creating the right room. You might already have a room in your home that is fairly isolated. If that’s the case, then it could be perfect. Or, you could have a larger room that can be modified. This is possible with the services of a drywall installation company. With their support you can seamlessly create two separate rooms and ensure that you have just enough space for a brilliant office area. 

Add Insulation 


Of course, it’s not enough to simply find the right room. You need to think of other elements like insulation. Insulation is important to guarantee that you have a quiet space that you will find is easy to work in and more importantly remain productive. 

You might think that it’s going to be tricky to add sound insulation to a room in your home. While you can hire a contractor to complete the work for you, this can also be a DIY afternoon project. 


Design Choices


We’re also going to take the time to look at the design choices for the office. You’re going to be spending a lot of time here, so your design choice should have been optimized to encourage productivity. For example, you should be careful in choosing the color of the room, The principles of color association can be helpful here.


You should also have your desk and chair by the window if possible so that you are exposed to the maximum amount of natural light, as well as having everything that you need in reach. 



The last thing that we’re going to mention is the furniture for the office. Ideally, if you’re going to be working long hours here, you need to invest in ergonomic furniture. These are pieces that are specially designed for those who are working at a desk or sitting down in a chair all day. They have been designed to stop conditions such as RSI from developing, as well as neck and lower back problems which a lot of office workers suffer from. You can get both chairs and desks to suit your needs, keeping you in comfort while working from home.


We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now see some of the things that you can do to create the ultimate home office space.

If you’re going to be working from home then you want to do so in comfort. This definitely means having a space that is perfect for you.  


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Elise Ho
Ph.D., D.N. Psych.
Behavioral & Mental Health Specialist

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24 thoughts on “How To Create The Ultimate Home Office”

  1. It is good to have a workspace at home that works well. Covid definitely changed the landscape of working from home, and it is important to make sure that a home office is a healthy atmosphere.

  2. Wow! This is a really great post! I’m gonna share this with my husband who really love setting up equipment for his work from home setup.

  3. Some great tips here. I so need to spend some time updating my work area and this article has inspired me to get started!

  4. Having the right office space definitely makes a difference. At the end of 2019, my husband and I rearranged two rooms in our home and created a dedicated office space. It really came in handy when we were all forced to work from home a few months later!

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Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho

Dr. Elise Ho is a Holistic Health & Life Coach with a special interest in emotional health, life alignment, and energy flow.

Elise will partner with you to align your mindset, your energy, your home and your career so that you can live your life's desire with freedom and love.

Elise offers 30 years of experience and multiple certifications and degrees including a Ph.D. in Natural Health and a doctoral degree in Naturopathic Psychology.