WORKING FROM HOME – THE BENEFITS OF PLANTS

This month most of the people are working from home for over a year. We are all trying to adjust to new routines as we are spending more time indoors. This can have an effect on your mental wellbeing and work performance. To increase work performance and improve mental wellbeing, plants in your office are the solution. The benefits of plants in the office are not only a visual beauty, but also good for your health. By adding more green into your workspace can have major positive benefits.

 

Benefits of having Plants

Plants clean indoor air by absorbing toxins, increasing humidity & producing oxygen. Plants remove the toxic from the air in your office. Chemicals which you breath out can be in furniture, carpet, pens, printer ink and more.

Plants improve concentration, creativity and productivity.  Studies show that plants in the office increase productivity and creativity up to 15%. Being around plants makes people more relaxed and calm which improves creativity and concentration. Furthermore, plants clean the air and increase the oxygen in the room so productivity improves. 

Plants reduce your stress level and boost your mood. Plants increase the level of positive energy, seeing green and nature on your desk regulate humidity which stimulate 

Overall the benefit of plants in your office is to clean the air by absorbing toxins and acting as little oxygen factories which increases productivity, creativity, concentration and your level of positive energy. They make us feel better! 

 

 

Green Fingers

Not everyone has green fingers. No worries, there are multiple different plants which grow well without knowledge of gardening. There are a couple of factors you need to consider when purchasing a plant. Think about lightning in your office, watering and the room temperature. Easy office plants are Cacti, a Devil’s Ivy, ZZ plant or a Snake plant, and the best part? You can even purchase plants online!

 

Support for your company

To learn more about office setup and good ergonomics principles, you can reach out to Fit for Work at info@fitforworksg.com to talk about how an ergonomic programme within your office can increase productivity, increase staff satisfaction, improve staff retention and reduce sick leave.

 

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