Nowadays, most professions are somehow connected with working on the computer. In addition, we spend a significant part of our free time online, playing, watching TV series, or surfing the Internet. As a result, we pay for this with our health — vision, posture and other troubles associated with a sedentary lifestyle.
Challenge yourself to organize the time you spend at your PC or laptop in such a way as to reduce the negative impact on health to a minimum. If you are a freelancer or work remotely, you can organize your workplace with maximum comfort. However, some of the tips from our article can be applied to the office as well.
First of all, use a comfortable mouse and keyboard to prevent hand fatigue and carpal tunnel syndrome. There is a wide choice of high-quality mice and keyboards, so it’s not a problem to find those that will suit you best.
The computer greatly affects muscle fatigue and posture. Try to keep your back straight all the time. It may be difficult for you at first, so you can use a special app reminding you to sit upright, or a posture corrector that will support your neck and spine.
A good chair or an armchair is vitally important for all of us who sit at least eight hours a day (but usually much more!). Use an orthopedic cushion for a better balance and greater comfort. It will relieve pressure on your tailbone, hips, and spine.
Heep at hand a massager to relax after several hours of rush work or an intense online battle. You can choose a massager for a neck, feet or eyes, depending on the most tense part of your body.
Finally, take frequent breaks to move around. This will help avoid a number of serious diseases associated with a sedentary lifestyle.
The crazy pace of modern life leaves us very little time and opportunities for relaxation. But keep in mind that workaholism is dangerous, and you can easily reach the point when you risk getting at least a nervous breakdown. So, leave all deadlines, roadmaps, and brainstorms behind, and find some time for yourself. One of...