Sitting
Don’t sit on a hard surface. Have a cushion, pillows, or towels to distribute your weight across your bottom and to avoid uncomfortable pressure points. Don’t over-cushion either, that can restrict movement, reduce blood circulation, increase skin temperature, and cause discomfort.
Using laptops for a long period of time on the couch or on the bed. It is hard to have a good posture if you work exclusively on the laptop. The laptop doesn’t belong on the lap!
Are you sitting too far forward? Have your back supported by the backrest of the chair and leave 2 inches gap between the back of your knee and the seat to avoid pressure and discomfort.
Don’t sit on a hard surface. Have a cushion, pillows, or towels to distribute your weight across your bottom and to avoid uncomfortable pressure points. Don’t over-cushion either, that can restrict movement, reduce blood circulation, increase skin temperature, and cause discomfort.
Is your chair height too high or too low? If your chair is too high, your wrists might be extended uncomfortably. And if it’s too low, it can create a pressure point where your forearms touch the desk and cause the wrists to bend in a similarly uncomfortable position.
Have good support for your feet. Both your feet should be flat on the ground or on a footrest, and your knees should be bent at an angle of no less than 90 degrees.
Monitoring height is important as well. The top of the monitor should be even with your eyes.
Always take short breaks while working to increase blood flow. Standing and working occasionally will be a good break from sitting too long. Listen to your body, if there is discomfort, stop working and make adjustments to find a comfortable position. Your back will thank you.

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