10 ways to have more fun in your day job

1 Home office

Rows of desks and boxed-up cubicles: offices, even creative ones, can be dull. So spend a little time and money personalising your space. Try growing bamboo plants, celosia, a fern, a small spider plant or philodendron. Bring in photos or pieces of artwork you love. Slot a rug under your desk or maybe even bring in a small fish tank. Think of things you like – things that make you relax without being distracting, and require very little upkeep.

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