Healthy Computing: More Keystrokes ;Are you using your mouse to process email? Do you find t
We often tense our shoulders as we rush through the day, focusing on our tasks, anxious to complete our jobs well. Tense shoulders, which often creep up toward our ears, can contribute to tension in our arms, wrists and hands, and interfere with...
Healthy Computing: Workstation Condition ;When working in an office, we accept the ergonomic situa
While working do you find yourself tired and quickly irritated by minor
hassles? Do depressive thoughts quickly arise? Do you realize that you
responded excessively only after you have lashed out and reacted?
Healthy Computing: Vertically Challenged ;Are you reaching up to a high keyboard? In order to sit
Our working and home environments are furnished with many man-made durable
materials, convenient appliances and equipment. Unfortunately, these
modern necessities have a negative side-effect they contribute to indoor
When working at the computer we generally breathe 30% more rapidly than
when just sitting and relaxing. When boys play computer games they
usually increase their respiration rate by about 80%.
Healthy Computing: Keystrokes ;Do you feel increasing discomfort from mousing as the da
Feeling stuck and frustrated? Does it seem that the problem is unsolvable and will never end? The more we feel frustrated, defeated or upset, the more are we aroused and the more are our trigger points in our muscles activate. Allow the arousal to...
A good chair at the appropriate height provides a solid foundation from which to work. If our chair is too high we tend to perch, which limits our reach and increases pressure on our thighs. It also reduces movement and circulation in our legs. If...