Many businesses are rapidly pivoting to allow their employees to work from home all across the nation. In some places, this has come about as state governments have ordered businesses to close offices and storefronts and citizens to stay at home as much as possible. In other states, they are simply trying to get ahead of the spread of COVID-19, and prevent such orders from becoming a necessity.
Whatever the situation, though, a lot of people who used to work in offices are working from home for the first time. This is a difficult transition. People are trying to find space in their homes to work and wondering how to balance their work life and their home life when those two [...]
In the three weeks that have transpired since we first published this article our world has changed. Where we live in Seattle streets and highways have cleared out to the point that there is no such thing as rush hour anymore. The morning morning commute feels like a carryover from Sunday night as hundreds of thousands of workers and students have been told to stay home.
While Seattle has been at ground-zero of the Covid-19 epidemic within the United States the virus has now spread nationally, with confirmed cases and fatalities from the virus are mounting daily. What has happened here in Seattle will be rolling out nationally in a matter of weeks. With 35 governors having [...]
There are basically two ways to go about building a standing desk. One way is to go “DIY” style (Do It Yourself), buy your standing desk frame of choice, and then either make your own desktop or buy one you really like from a separate source. The other way to go is to buy a complete standing desk from one of the many makers who sell them online today. The latter is what 90% of buyers do, as it is not just easier it is also usually less expensive and all the components are guaranteed to work well together.
If mixing and matching components is your thing then we have these helpful DIY guides to get you off on the right foot in selecting the best components for your [...]
99.99% of treadmill desk photos you’re going to find on the internet, if they have people in them at all, will be depicting full-grown adults. Yet more and more parents and schools are acquiring treadmill desks specifically for their kids to use at home or in the classroom.
Let’s face it, kids hate sitting for endless hours as much as adults do, if not more so. You don’t have to be over 40 to feel the physical anguish of sitting too long without getting movement. The cool thing about treadmill desks, though, is that they create the opportunity to move, but without going into cardio heart rates and sweating. Slow walking at 1 to 2 mph actually increases focus [...]