After a few hours at our desks and in front of our computers, it starts to get progressively harder to stay comfortable. Your shoulders and back start to hurt and you feel like you’ve been staring at the sun for a good half an hour. Keep in mind this happens while you’re at home even after you contort yourself in positions that even yoga masters can’t do, just to find a bearable way to sit on your chair again. At the office, it’s a whole other story, as you not only have to keep a professional air around you (which might not be easy to do if you’re sitting at your desk as bent as a banana), but you also need to keep your files in order and make sure that you have enough room available on your workspace to be as productive as possible. Unsurprisingly, this can be hard to do, but there are a few items that can help you.
More specifically, I’m talking about certain types of desks office workers can get in order to make their life a little bit easier. Your desk is the place where you spend the majority of your time when you are at work and probably while at home too, so why not spend some money as well, and get yourself a better one than the one you’re using right now?
At this point, there have probably been hundreds, if not thousands of blog posts and articles about the potential benefits a height adjustable desk can bring, and for good reason. This particular kind of desk allows you to easily change from a sitting to a standing position at intervals that suit you the most. This will allow you to get some circulation through your legs and some energy pumping through your body when you are doing your work standing up, and some rest when you get tired of standing upright for too long. They can be perfect for any kind of workplace and any kind of task that comes along with your particular profession.
You could also consider getting yourself a corner desk. These desk are characterised by their long construction that appears like two normal desks are joined together at a 90 degree angle in order to make them perfect for fitting into the corner of the room. The biggest perk they offer is their size that can let anyone put anything short of a python on it and still have a place for your computer, your documents and even for a few pictures if you’d like.
And finally, you can even go for the same desks office workspaces usually come with, but with the added perk of a few drawers, which might seem like a small change, but can be incredibly useful. The function of these new attachments is to of course store items within them, but their admittedly very simple role is nonetheless very important to any office worker as they can allow them to de-clutter their desk, keep their files in one place and in order, and even allow you to occasionally check your reflexes as you bang your knee against them on an almost daily basis.