Whether you’re a work-from-home veteran or a new initiate, building an inviting office space is vital to maintaining your productivity. For all those bringing the 9-to-5 into their humble abodes, here are eight home office essentials to make your workday run smoothly.
An online P.O. box
Working from home can be hectic, meaning that little errands like checking your P.O. box, slip through the cracks. You might tell yourself that you’ll check the mail tomorrow, and before you know it, you’ve missed out on vital documents and packages.
With a virtual P.O. box service from providers like iPostal1, entrepreneurs or solo professionals can check their P.O. box virtually without leaving the home office. It uses an actual street address to intercept and upload your mail to the client portal. From there, you can decide whether the employees forward, scan, shred, or store your mail, all from the comfort of your home.
Your home is the place you kick your shoes off, hang your hat, and spend time with your loved ones. It’s a safe space, and that’s why every homeowner makes their humble abode as comfortable as possible. You keep it clean, decorate it to your taste, maintain a balanced temperature and ensure that everything looks and feels great.
However, the products and appliances you use to keep your home clean and cozy might be harboring some toxic secrets. Here are six ways to create a non-toxic home and get your digs back to normal.
Despite being a time of joy, the holidays can also be stressful for some people.
Generally speaking, the “holiday season”, as it is commonly known, lasts from Halloween to New Year’s Day, and when you take into account the decorations on the shelves of your local store right now, the “holiday season” can last for quite a long time.
Maybe it’s time to let go of your vision of the “perfect” holiday, if this time of year is a major source of stress for you.
Start with what you’ve got; take care of yourself, your family, and your home. Once you’ve got your house in order, you can bake those cookies, help make costumes for the kids’ Christmas play, or serve hot soup and sandwiches at the local shelter.
Here are some tips to help you prepare for a holiday season filled with love and joy. Don’t forget to give yourself a break…this time of year doesn’t need to be “perfect”…just enjoyed.
Think about it. One day in the not too distant future, you wake up and everything seems perfect. Your home is filled with the sounds of happiness, the sun shining, and the birds singing.
But then you turn on the morning news and your world comes crashing down, as a disaster is unfolding in front of you. It is a global catastrophe that will affect you and your family.
Although this scenario may never come to pass, we know the question regarding disasters isn’t if they will happen, but when. In light of this, how prepared are you? Have you ever thought about the possibility of needing DIY long-term food storage?
If you already own a window box, make sure it’s in good shape before decorating it for fall. The most beautiful arrangement can only do so much if your window box needs repaired or replaced.
Need a new box? You can either DIY one yourself, buy a kit or purchase a complete box.
Window boxes come in a variety of styles and materials, such as wood, plastic, resin, and wood frames lined with coco fibers. Research the different types of window box materials to find the one that is right for you.