10 ways to make your work from home desk less depressing

Despite what your current surroundings may suggest, your work from home desk doesn’t have to be depressing.

Since coronavirus social distancing orders went into effect, those lucky enough have been spending the majority of their days working at home. Not being able to commute into the office and see your co-workers in person is sad enough without a bland desk setup, so if you have to work from home you might as well spruce up your workspace a bit.

You don’t need a fancy home office to enjoy working from home. Whether you’ve turned your kitchen table into a workspace or cleaned off the actual desk in your room that’s been holding piles of clothes for the past few months, your setup has a ton of potential.

Your WFH desk has the power to lift your spirits during the day, so it’s worth putting some effort into. Here are 10

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Need advice on decorating your home during lockdown? Try a virtual interior-design service

The lockdown experience has inspired some to declutter, repaint and generally sort out their home; while others stare blankly at their own four walls, beginning to hate them but not knowing how to go about changing them. So this bank holiday weekend, the last until August, is just the time when you could do with calling in an interior designer – if only you were allowed to let them into your home.

Some, however, are getting around the issue by launching virtual design services, offering their expertise over Zoom, FaceTime or WhatsApp, to give clients the experience of working with a professional decorator with zero contact. Among them is interior designer, Benji Lewis, who launched his new spin-off service, Zoom That Room, just after lockdown kicked in.

For him, this new way of working is not only timely, but also democratises the whole process: those who wouldn’t normally

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5 ways to enjoy your weekend in Anaheim

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From a cheese-centric dinner to St. Patty’s Day cupcake party, there’s plenty to enjoy in Anaheim this weekend. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Raclette Dinner Party

From the event description:

When: Friday, March 13, 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Cooks Chapel, 440 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Admission: $45
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Pick Your Poison: Toxicology 101

From the event description:

When: Saturday, March 14, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: East Anaheim Community Center, 8201 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register

House Side of the Force

From the event description:

When: Saturday, March 14, 9 p.m.-Sunday, March 15, 2 a.m.
Where: Blush

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6 Wayfair Shopping Hacks You Need to Know About

 

Any designer will tell you the key to a gorgeous home is incorporating pieces from a range of places and styles rather than buying everything all at once from one shop (and thus looking like your home is straight out of a catalog). But still, one online store offers so much variety—we’re talking literally millions of products—that we find ourselves coming back to it over and over again: Wayfair. There’s something to suit every taste, and best of all, it allows us to shop for high-end pieces, like this stunning upholstered bed, alongside affordable items you’d never guess were so budget-friendly.

Over the years, we’ve picked up some tips and tricks for finding the best pieces and deals on the site. Here, six Wayfair shopping hacks you need to have on your radar.

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1. Search the “Room

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