My Workspace

A workspace is more than just a desk, computer, and chair; it's a canvas for creativity. That's why I updated my home office because I wanted to create a space with better workflow and personality, a relaxing and productive workspace where I can daydream, make new ideas and produce my best work.

I am an online freelancer and content designer, so I wanted to optimize the space for my creative needs. My goal was to set up a simple workspace with minimal design.

To focus for extended periods of time, I made an effort to make it as cozy as possible. And I wanted to build a system that provided me with better access to my tools.

The concept for my office: The Zen Workspace. It is a work environment that encourages mindfulness, focus, and productivity. It is designed to help me stay productive while also providing a calming atmosphere.

This type of workspace typically includes comfortable furniture, natural light, plants, and calming colors. Additionally, it may involve creating designated areas for different tasks, such as a reading corner or a space for creative projects. Generally, these workspaces are meant to reduce stress and promote relaxation while still allowing me to complete my tasks efficiently.

Yes, my space gets a little messy now and then, especially when my youngest son visits and takes over the space (see the funny video here, but I find it easy to maintain now that I've improved my standard and system for keeping things organized.

Overall, I'm happy with my home office now, and I'm enjoying the improved productivity and focus it brings to my professional and personal work.

Creating an organized and efficient workspace can help increase productivity and reduce stress. Here are some tips that can help you optimize your workspace:


Declutter your workspace and organize the items you decided to keep into designate areas. This will help you stay focused and find items quickly when needed.

Invest in the right tools

Invest in a good quality computer, monitor, ergonomic mouse (video here), a comfortable chair, and the necessary office supplies to make your workspace more efficient.

Invest in storage solutions

Use storage solutions such as filing cabinets, shelves, and boxes to keep your space organized and free of clutter. Check out this reel video if you want to learn more.

Organize your workspace

Make sure all of your supplies are organized and easy to access. For example, I like the modular pegboard system and is one the best features of my workspace. I added containers, shelf, clips, and hooks to keep things organized and tidily gathered where I can always find them. It's perfect for keeping things handy. I made a short video about it if you want to check it out.

Utilize natural light

Natural light can help boost your mood and increase productivity. And remember that lack of sunlight increases the risk of anxiety and depression. This is why I am not a fan of those crazy RGB style dark workspaces or game setup (which are cool but not for me) where you are always tempted to make the room dim to enjoy the colorful lights.

Add some greenery

Plants can help reduce stress, increase oxygen levels, and make your space feel more inviting. And visually, the organic shapes of the plants help break up the tech, lines and solid colors of the space.

Personalize your space

Add some personal touches to your office, such as photos or artwork, to make it more inviting. In my space, I have this letter board which I use to display quotes or reminders and I love it because it is entirely changeable. See this reel video about it. I also have a few pop culture collectibles to add some character and color to the space.

Following these tips can help you create an organized and comfortable workspace that can help you stay productive and stress-free.

If you’re interested in any of the items I’ve used in my setup, click this link to my workspace essentials album, which I occasionally update with new ones.

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