Adults generally spend most of their time at work or working. Hence the importance of making sure it that work isn’t harmful. Like mental health, other aspects of occupational health are often given thoughts after suffering some ailments. Working from home and not having much of a life outside, had me spending more time on my computer at my desk. I discovered and thought I’d share with you an ergonomic setup for your desk.
Your work not being as physically strenuous as other work doesn’t mean you can’t or won’t hurt your body. Having an unfit or unwell body impacts our ability to work or serve. It is about stewardship. We’re to take care of the bodies we have so that we can serve well.
If you’re like me, you spend most of your day at a desk with a computer in front of you. How you setup your equipment or anything you use for work shouldn’t be an afterthought. Whether you’re working from your church, office or COVID has you working from home there’s always something you can do for self care and productivity.
Hear From An Expert
This short video is packed with a lot of things to not only think about but easy to execute. You might not even need to spend much, if anything to make some of these adjustments. I like some of the hacks, like using a ream of paper to elevate the screen.
How’s this for an ergonomic setup for your desk?
Bonus: 3 Exercises To Do Every Hour
The mention of taking a break every hour and the stretches got me wondering about what else I could do to take care of myself. And, below is an example of one of many videos I found on YouTube.
Do you need to make some adjustments to how you sit and the general layout of your desk? Do share any ideas, tips or hacks to in the comments below.