Working from home is a lot easier said than done. With an infinite amount of distractions, it can be hard to stay focused on the work at hand.

That’s why it’s extremely important to have a dedicated office space within your home. Regardless of if it’s an entire room or a small corner, having a space that you only do freelance work in will help you get in the mood to work and stay focused.

However, you can even take it a step further by sprucing up your office so that it will increase your productivity even more.

One of my favorite ways to do this is by using the power of color.

“Option 1: Change your wall colour

I know, you’re probably thinking I’ve lost my marbles, but stick with me for a second. The psychology of colours is a proven thing and if you have the wrong colour in your home office, it can significantly damage your productivity.

If you own your own home, then think about painting your walls in cooler colours, as these are associated with warmth and creativity.

If you are renting or leasing your home, then avoid painting the walls — instead, you can add the right colours through curtains, paintings, photos and furniture.”

Check out the full article at Outsourced Freelancing Success.