Psychological tricks for turning your workspace into your happy place

01/16/2012 | Harvard Business Review online

You'll feel more calm and secure at your desk if you sit facing the entry to your cubicle instead of with your back to it, Sally Augustin writes. Also, set up some leafy plants and avoid the color red, which research says can remind you of the color used to highlight errors on schoolwork and "brings the idea of failure unconsciously to mind," she writes.

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