Can you think of a more stressful place than a work office? I certainly can’t! They are often filled with a lot of tension, especially when everyone is fighting to get their work completed before a deadline. And noisy workmates will only lead to even more stress building up.
Do you think that your office environment is bringing down your company’s motivation and productivity? Well, you don’t have to worry for much longer. These handy tips can help you transform it into a Zen workspace!
Bring More Plants Inside
Did you know that houseplants can have a very calming effect? Not only that, though, but they can greatly increase the amount of oxygen in a room, which can help the mind and body relax. So, it’s always a good idea to add a small pot plant onto everyone’s desk. As well as helping your whole team relax and find some Zen, they will also brighten the place up a bit!
Drown Out The Scents
If you ask your employees what annoys them the most, it will probably when other people bring their own lunches into the office and end up stinking up the whole place! After all, no one wants to spend the afternoon in an office that smells of egg or tuna. Unfortunately, you can’t ban people from bringing their lunch into work. There is an easy way around this, though. Just install a cold air dIffuser into your main office area. These handy machines can remove all offending scents from the air. You can even get ones that will release a pleasant fragrance into the air.
Provide Plenty Of Tea
It is important that employers provide their workers with plenty of perks to keep them motivated throughout the day. One great perk is free snacks and drinks. When you are shopping for tea and coffee, it’s a good idea to stock up on lots of calming teas such as chamomile and mint tea. Your employees can then sip on these whenever they need to relax a bit.
Add Inspirational Prints To The Walls
It’s always important that you and your employees are continually inspired while in the office. This can greatly improve your mindset and put you all in the right frame of mind for work. One of the most important aspects of the Zen philosophy is understanding how words can have such a powerful effect on us all. And, once you add plenty of inspirational prints to your office walls, you will see this in full effect.
Create A Relaxing Space
Is there an area or room in your office where your employees can go whenever they need some time to relax and take a break? If not, that’s something you need to create. The only way your employees will be able to feel motivated for the whole day will be if they can recharge their batteries every couple of hours!
So, what are you waiting for? Time to add some Zen to your office so that you can relax a little!