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Office Cubicle: Tips for Making your Cubicle Private

Office Cubicle

Studies show that space, colors and design affect a person’s mood and style of work. Office cubicle is not the same as a private office as there is less chance for you to express your personality. Besides, office cubicle used for conducting meetings cannot afford the same privacy that is enjoyed in a private office. However, it is possible for you to incorporate some awesome decorating ideas in order to foster positive energy in all corners of your work area and enhance your self esteem too.


Create a ‘wall’ using your desk or computer screen


While decorating your office cubicle, used desks are available for half the price of a new one so that you can limit your budget for other needy things. Choose a desk of the right size and place it a position of command, opposite to the entrance of your cubicle. You can sit facing outward and see anyone entering your office. The right positioning of your office desk will activate your positive energy known as qi and improve your sense of well being. If you have no choice but to sit by your cubicle door, clip a hand sized mirror to your computer or fit it to the wall in front of you in order to give you a good view of anyone entering your area, thus dispelling any uneasiness you may feel.


You can place your computer screen in a way to keep it private from prying eyes. There are special screen filters available that prevent people viewing your computer screen from short distances. Choose pictures or photographs that make you happy, as your screensaver.


Remove clutter and communicate yourself through lights, colors and decorations


Office cubicle must not be cluttered with papers and other needless tools. Your work space should always be neat and in harmony to your qi. Besides, needless clutter is distracting to you as well as those entering your office and can affect your efficiency. Conceal all wires and store old unused files in overhead cabinets.


Choose soothing pastel colors on cubicle walls to define your style. Though office cubicles are well lit, a desk lamp will emit a warm glow and provide relief to fatigued eyes. Redesign your chair, with a small soft cushion thrown in to support your back. Add a touch of nature with small potted plants like ivy violet, a vase of fresh flowers or a bowl of goldfish. Give your office cubicle a touch of pizzazz by hanging any inspirational quote or pictures of your family to lift your spirits.


Hang a curtain over your cubicle entrance to cordon off outsiders and make it feel more private. A writing board outside your door, to be used for messages from colleagues and a plaque with words ‘available/busy’ will further enhance your privacy. Use headphones to block outside noises and stop using your phone speaker in the office. Whenever you buy materials to make your office cubicle – used or new, partition walls of wood or foam are available at discounted prices with suppliers. Office Cubicle.