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What (Not) To Eat When You Work Out At Home

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Consider eating blueberries before you working out

It can feel like you’ve been marooned on a deserted island if you stay by yourself these days where social distancing has become the norm. With the closure of gyms and fitness studios, it’s all the more important that you be active and work out at home – not just to maintain a healthy body, but also for your mental well-being. It’s natural for your brain to tell you how exercise is boring – that’s […]

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4 Ways To Deal With Work From Home Stress

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Work from home isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution - there’s bound to be stress!

While the whole world seems to be baking sourdough and showing up for zoom meetings perfectly groomed – have you been feeling like you’re on another planet? Well, we hear you! Between social media and social distancing, it may seem like everyone has their post-pandemic life on point, but let’s be real, we’re all just coping. So if you feel yourself overcome with stress thanks to work-from-home and, well, everything-from-home – we’re here to help!  […]

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Work From Home Motivation: How to Start Working Instantly

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“It’s been a looong week.” You groan. And yet, it’s only Tuesday. If your work-from-home motivation has been at an all-time low lately, boy do we get it. Last year, we would have loved to work from home, and now it’s like we’re the lead in a movie called “Meh”. Now our job during the current crisis has been to make homes as comfortable as possible. So obviously, when you feel low, indifferent, or frustrated […]

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9 Iconic Furniture Designs You Need To Know About

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A black cat relaxing in a spacious, modern living room.

It’s easy to forget that the chair you’re sitting on is part of a constantly evolving design that dates back pretty much to the start of human existence. Furniture design has been a necessary part of life ever since early man first needed a place to sit or a shelf to store his tools. Things weren’t as easy as IKEA back then, but archeological research shows mankind was creating seats, cupboards, shelves and dressers back […]

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Outdoor Furniture Trends To Bring A Little Bit Of The Great Outdoors Into Your Home

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Fight cabin fever and get that Vitamin D by sprucing up your open areas with some gorgeous outdoor furniture.

Whether it’s a tiny balcony to your one-bed walkup or a whole patio with enough space to have a little flower patch, while we’re stuck indoors, it’s these little pieces of the outdoors that are keeping us going. For some of us, it’s where we go to get a breath of fresh air or enjoy a cup of tea, for (some lucky) others it’s doubling up as an outdoor office or vegetable garden, but whatever […]

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How To Design Your Home Office To Match Your Working Style

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How To Design Your Home Office

It seemed so simple, right?  A great desk + a great chair = speedy work, completed task lists, results you’re actually proud of, and a satisfying sense of fulfilment.  But if this one-size-fits-all home office setup could actually do all that, you wouldn’t be here. At home, the design of your workspace isn’t up to any office manager; you’re in control. You want a home office that’s been exclusively designed to suit your own tasks […]

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5 Real Challenges of Working From Home (and How to Overcome Them)

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a young woman sitting on a rug, working from home

Working from home? We know what that’s like. Getting to sleep in till 11, waking as slowly as you want, whipping up some terrific Dalgona coffee, eating a real breakfast, sitting on the couch in your pajamas, and working like nobody’s looking over your shoulder… because nobody is.  Not only can you be flexible in how you work, but you can be as comfortable as you want, while enjoying the time you have to yourself […]

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How To Set Up Your Home Office With Limited Space

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An ideal desk setup for a home office, featuring a monitor, a table lamp & other accessories

Working from home is a trend that’s here to stay. But not everyone is having an easy time adjusting to this new normal. This is why we’ve given expert advice on how to convert an attic to a home office, to help people establish clearer boundaries between their work and home lives. But let’s face it – not everyone has the luxury of unlimited space. Spare rooms are hard to come by, let alone a […]

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How To Convert Your Attic Into The Best Home Office Ever

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Attic Into The Best Home Office Ever

Gone are the days when attics were scary, dark spaces that you’d think twice about venturing into. Of course, Halloween doesn’t count because then you can go ahead and create a total Nightmare on Elm Street vibe. But what do you do with all this extra space during the rest of the year? If you’re not using it for storage, of course. There’s so much you can come up with. A cozy reading nook, a […]

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How Remote Work Is A Change Here To Stay

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From living rooms and those massive open coworking spaces, to the ersatz offices in Starbucks – the number of people vouching for remote work is quietly increasing. This wouldn’t just simply change the way we work, but potentially challenge our views on how we go about it and redefine what we call ‘work’. If you’re someone who has already made the choice to work from home, it’s easier to understand that, apart from a few […]