My Dream Ergonomic Set-Up: Part 2

Since I frequently write about ergonomic trends, principles, and products, I thought it would be fun to day dream about my ideal ergonomic set-up. A little about my needs Before we had kids, I was a high school Spanish teacher and would have loved a wireless presentation keyboard or even a mobile stand for my laptop as […]

My Dream Ergonomic Set-Up: Part 1

Since I frequently write about ergonomic trends, principles, and products, I thought it would be fun to day dream about my ideal ergonomic set-up. A little about my needs Before we had kids, I was a high school Spanish teacher and would have loved a wireless presentation keyboard or even a mobile stand for my […]

Parenting {Ergonomically}

Parenting is Physical There’s no doubt {in most minds anyway} that parenting is one of the most taxing and gruelling physical tasks ever known.  Even professional athletes have a difficult time keeping up with their toddlers- and it’s no wonder!  They never stop, nor do they even walk to the next place, but rather run. […]

Recover Wasted Energy with Ergonomics

Do you feel tired and drained of energy before you even reach the end of a work day? Try these tips to reduce wasted energy throughout the day and recover your productivity. Restore Good Posture – A neutral typing posture is one where your muscles are at their lowest strain or work. Good posture can […]

Left-Handed Keyboards for Lefties & Righties

Where Ergonomic Products Came From Ergonomic products have been a response to the standard work-issued products that have been turned out since 1960.  We’re all familiar with the over-sized monitors, stale keyboards, and uncomfortable mice from years gone by.  Over those years, use of those standard products have increased in time and in injury.  More […]

How to Make Your Workstation Ergonomic

Working in an ergonomic workstation is essential for health, productivity, and efficiency no matter what your job.  Whether you’re a 9-5 cubicle dweller, a professional blogger, a gamer, work-from-homer, or even a student, having the right and best resources can transform an unproductive work space to a haven of get-it-done! Case in point- one reader […]

Laptop Ergonomics on the Road

Laptop computers are just not designed to be ergonomic; they are portable and compact, but not comfortable. For good ergonomics, the keyboard and monitor have to be separated. But with a laptop, you have to choose between good hand posture and good neck posture. At your home or office, you can add ergonomic tools or […]

Ergonomic Tips for Pregnant Women

Tips for Battling the Bump at Work It’s important to practice good ergonomic principles at all stages of life, but especially when you’re pregnant.  Obviously, not all office workers will experience pregnancy, but for those who do, here are some tips for safe computing and posture. Regardless of your condition, neutral body position is key. […]

An Ergonomic Workspace for Your Laptop

We love the portability and flexibility of our laptop computers, but the compact design has come at a cost – we have sacrificed comfort and ergonomics. Because the screen and keyboard are connected, laptops create a choice between good hand posture and good neck posture. But there are some ergonomic tools that can make your […]

Tips to Reduce Headaches and Eye Strain at Work

Many office workers find headaches to be a regular part of their work day. While there are many causes for headaches, two common triggers for computer users are eye stain and muscle tension. In a previous article I gave some tips for dealing with tension in the shoulders and neck. Now I was to share […]