While most people may think of ADHD in connection with kids, all those kids grow up to be adults with ADHD. If you were one of those kids and you are now one of those adults working in an office, you know that you can have a really hard time staying focused and getting your work done. Your brain often just feels every little shiny thing is grabbing your attention, which distracts you from getting your work done. You may not realize that the very office furniture you use can help you control your ADHD while you are at work.  Balance Balls You’ve probably seen those big balance balls in gyms or yoga classes. You could just go with a plain balance ball, or you can find chairs that use the balance ball. The balance ball is set within the chair’s framework so that it doesn’t roll away while still giving you the benefits of the balance ball. The balance ball absorbs all the fidgeting and bouncing that people with ADHD tend to do, which can be distracting for you and for people around you.  Stand Up/Walking Desk Moving around can help your focus to0. A desk that will let you stand up or walk while you are working can help you keep your mind on your task. You can find a desk that converts from one that you can sit at to one that is the perfect height for you to do work standing up. The benefit of this is that you can switch around as needed and switching from sitting to standing can be a good way to refocus you on your task. Walking desks are usually associated with treadmills. This may be something that you use at a home office or if you have a private office. For some people with ADHD, the physicality of moving sort of quiets the distracted part of the brain.  Organizers Staying organized makes it much easier for anyone to get their work done. A lot of people with ADHD have a hard time with organizing and unorganized desks can make it very easy to get distracted. An organizer that will help you keep everything in its proper place will make it much easier on you. There are several kinds of things you can look for when you are looking for desk organizer. One is that you want to have one that only has a few slots for papers and files. You may think that your organizer should have several slots, but if it does, you are just going to end up with too many projects sitting on your desk at...

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Winter is a time when snowy, dark conditions can make it difficult to see your sign. In addition, harsh de-icing strategies can cause some signs to deteriorate. Knowing how to maintain your sign and make it easier to see in the winter can help your business draw customers. Bright Colors Stand Out If your sign doesn’t use bright colors to draw attention to your business, it’s time to think about changing that fact. If your sign uses a white background or light colors in its lettering, a snowy landscape can cause your sign to lose all definition in winter. If your sign is paintable, have an artist paint brighter colors over the existing sign. Warm, bright hues like reds and oranges will help your sign stand out among other colors in the landscape. If your business’s sign can’t be easily altered, you can still use bright colors to bring attention to your sign. Try rimming your business’s sign with garland and other colorful decorations. Doing this can draw attention to your sign during the winter months, and the decorations can be taken down in spring when they’re no longer necessary. Lights Help With Visibility It gets dark fast in winter, and the nights are longer than at other times of the year. If your sign isn’t lit (either from inside or from the exterior), you could be losing business from customers who are unable to locate your store. Even if your sign is already moderately lit, your sign may be competing with holiday lights from nearby businesses and homes. Adding extra lighting in winter can help draw attention to your sign. If your sign is lit from the inside, use brighter bulbs. If it’s lit from the outside, point extra lights at the sign to keep it bright. Height Protects the Sign from Salt If your business’s sign sits on a metal post, de-icing salts may be corroding the metal, causing the sign to deteriorate. Putting the sign up on a concrete pillar can help. Contact a sign repair company to have them fix any corroded parts, then have your sign moved to a higher location on a concrete structure to prevent this from happening again in the future. For more information about how you can make your business’s sign more effective in winter, contact a company like Apogee Signs or others that design and repair signs. Your customer service representative can give you suggestions that will help your business have a more effective sign this...

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