Earlier on in the week I completed my well overdue home office revamp (see the before and after
I was thrown into a slight panic: we all like things to look good in our home, and well, ergonomic chairs are not always synonymous with ‘design’. After a little research I selected the
The chair has everything my physio listed. Made from an intelligent mesh, it’s height adjustable (to find your optimum height, stand in front of your chair and adjust so your seat is just below your knee. In a sitting position, your feet should be flat on the ground and knees bent at a 90 degree angle), features depth, back tilt and arm support, has good lumbar support, and offers all the features needed to encourage posture changes throughout the day: it swivels, rolls on good quality castors and has a back rest that flexes with your body.
In other words it’s unbelievably comfortable when I’m
sitting around reading magazines all day working – and good for my general well being. Result!
Now, I thought it was just me who thought it looked pretty sleek, but then my Danish artist neighbour Daphne (not to be confused with my other
So here I am, happy as Larry (anyone know who Larry actually is?!), tinkering away at my desk – no neck pain in sight.
Although I do need a new monitor.
And I once read in a guide somewhere that you should always keep your feet warm by wearing socks when working from home.
Is there no end to the list of ‘office well-being’ requirements? Oh well, at least I have the chair now. Baby steps my friends, baby steps!
If you’re feeling inspired for your office (home or otherwise) – the
PS For those of you who think my office is usually this immaculate – it’s not – it’s simply because I’ve just renovated the space (except for the floor which, thanks to the high res image, I can clearly see is also in need of a touch up – although it’s quite charming, no?!). I’m certainly going to make the most of it while it lasts though!
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