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7 Things You Should Know When Shopping Online for Office Products

 

It’s 2017. Gone are the days when shopping online was uncharted territory. Today, anyone with internet access and a credit card can basically live off of what can be delivered to their door. While I can’t recommend hunkering down in your apartment only to crack the door open for your postal carrier, it would be silly of us to ignore the benefits of buying online. There’s cheaper prices, convenience, more options and helpful product reviews, just to name a few.

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Being Your Own Boss - How to Build the Perfect Freelancer Toolkit

 

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” - Abraham LincolnOne of the first mistakes I made as a freelancer was assuming that all I needed by way of tools was a well organized to-do list and a strong commitment to not work from the couch all day. After all, other than providing a desk, a computer, and an endless array of snacks, how different would working from home instead of working from an office really be?

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5 Standing Desk Alternatives For a Tiny Workspace

 I’ve been there - Browsing through Pinterest posts of expansive office spaces with a cork board wall, floor to ceiling windows and a coffee station. Then I remember that my home office is the size of a closet (literally a repurposed closet) and I’m daydreaming again. For many of us living in big cities and elsewhere, this is our situation. Smaller living spaces are gaining in popularity and smaller living spaces means tiny offices. Let’s not forget those of us confined to cubicles or a shared office space. If you’re ready to transition to a healthy office life but lack the space for the average standing desk, here are five alternatives that will inspire you to get standing!

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5 Tips for Combatting Mid-Day Sleepiness

Sleep is a hard thing to come by sometimes, when life gets in the way. But on nights when you are able to jump into bed at a reasonable hour, you wake up prepared to take on the workday. Early to bed, early to rise right? You come in wide awake and ready, and generally the first few hours of your day aren’t lacking in the energy department. A couple of hours pass and you’ve had your lunch break, but soon after your energy suddenly drops, and you begin dozing off behind your computer screen as your eyelids become heavier. You start to wonder why you’re getting sleepy despite having gotten an adequate amount of sleep. Sound familiar?

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The Socially-Minded Generation of the Future

It was almost two decades before Gordon Gekko would proclaim to moviegoers “Greed is good,” that a very similar argument was being made. In 1970, a New York Times op-ed claimed that the recently popular idea of corporate social responsibility was a “fundamentally subversive doctrine” and that “there is one and only one social responsibility of business: to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits.”

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Here's How to Enhance Your Gaming Life with a Standing Desk

As PC gamers, we love sitting down in front of our desks and spending long nights playing the games we enjoy. But as the night rolls on, so few of us realize that our posture slowly worsens. We hunch over, we stretch our necks towards our screens, and we shift around in our sitting positions. Sometimes, we might step away for a bit, but when we come back to send messages, we look down towards our screen and bend our wrists at awkward angles.

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Millennial Relationships are Stronger than Ever - And it's Keeping them Healthy

If the media is to be believed, when it comes to love and relationships, millennials are in a state of catastrophe. Hookup culture has replaced genuine connection; courtship is dead. Common courtesies like break-ups? There’s an app for that. And even though the heavily-cited scare stat that 50% of all marriages end in divorce has been debunked for years now, it’s hard to muster up faith in a generation that would put their chance at finding someone to build a future with into an app that will let them right-swipe down the path of least resistance.

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Give Your Legs a Break! 5 Furnishings to Complement Your Standing Desk

With doctors warning against the health implications of prolonged sitting, the concept of using a height adjustable desk at your workplace or at home is starting to take center stage. You see, even when one maintains an active lifestyle, but still sits for prolonged periods of time in front of a computer, it cancels out the benefits of maintaining an active lifestyle. You are still bound to experience back pains and other ergonomic ailments related to your sitting posture. In order to to avoid these problems, furniture builders have come up with creative solutions, such as standing desks and accessories to go alongside them.

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