Work At Home In Comfort
The Singapore Women's Weekly|June/July 2020
Work At Home In Comfort
These essentials can boost productivity and comfort when you work from home. Here are the items you can consider
Eliza Hamizah

1 Sit Well

Before the WFH mandate, you were likely to use your home workspace (if you have one) for an hour or two catching up on work or for leisure. As the usage period is not high, you may not own an ergonomic chair. Now that you could be working from home for a longer period, it would be ideal for your posture and overall health for you to invest in an ergonomic chair. Sitting for long periods without proper support can lead to chronic neck, shoulder and back pain in the long run.

LOOK FOR: Chairs that give you full upper and lower back lumbar support that minimise fatigue and provide adjustable tension control for longterm use. Another option is to look for a back rest to put on your chair, and that can also be used in the car, too.

2 Take a Break and Stand Up

Since researchers discovered the health benefits of alternating between sitting and standing, adjustable desks that let you stand at your desk have become increasingly popular.


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June/July 2020