I’ll be reporting from home for at least another six months, so I decided to move into the biggest bedroom, which used to look like this.
Before I moved in, a queen-sized bed took up most of the space in the room.
I replaced the queen-sized bed that came with the room with my own full-sized one. This way, I was able to fit the bed against the longer wall …
… while still leaving a small walkway through the space.
Next, I set up my work station. I used an entryway table better-suited to my previous room. It’s not ideal, since there’s no leg room underneath, but it’s a desk I already paid for, so I’m using it.
After four months of struggling to maintain a balance between my work life and my personal life, I realized I needed to find a way to literally separate the two.
“Studies show that just looking at nature calms our brain,” therapist Mark Loewen told me for a story I previously wrote for Business Insider. So I filled my room with plants. Six of them live on my window sill, one hangs from the ceiling …
Source: Business Insider