Shaikha Yahya

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Learning to Work Standing Up

Stand up, sit down, stand up again; throw in a few squats and ample weight-shifting, for variety’s sake. That’s become a necessary part of my writing …

12 ways to make your office better for your health

You spend about half of your waking hours at your job. While certain jobs like construction or manual labor have clear hazards, you can't assume that if you are clocking time in an office environment that it's a healthy place to be. Many occupations deliver stress, sedentary behavior, and unhealthy …

How to use the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop in Windows 10

The Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic keyboard and mouse provide time-saving features for Windows 10 users while promoting healthy computing.<p>I recently …

Ergonomic Challenges for Remote Workers

<i>This article was produced by Optimum Ergo, specializing in virtual office ergonomics for remote workers.</i><p>Remote work is a quickly growing trend. But …

Office design that boosts workplace wellbeing

Wellbeing in the workplace is rocketing up the agenda for a host of reasons. White collar work is increasingly about ideas and collaboration rather …

The Workplace

Six Tips To Update Your Workspace For The Office Renaissance

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Take a moment and describe what comes to mind when you think of a modern room. Your brain may conjure up images of thin, sleek furniture, …

Employment

How to create a space where everyone can work

The UK’s offices host a more diverse workforce than ever before. It is not uncommon to walk into a large open-plan space and see four different …

After Two Years Of Trying 6-Hour Workdays, These Companies Say It Worked

Tell your boss: An experiment in Sweden led to happier and healthier workers–and no loss in production.<p>When some city workers in Gothenburg, Sweden, switched to a six-hour workday–in a two-year experiment that recently ended–they were sick less often, more efficient, and happier. But the municipal …

Profit

Best ergonomic accessories for Mac owners

Sitting, or standing, in the correct position while working behind a Mac, or any computer, is <i>incredibly</i> important to your overall health, as I’ve come to learn over the past year. Incorrect posture and bad ergonomics can result in back, neck, and even foot injuries.<p>When I started struggling with …

Ergonomics

How to Set up an Ergonomic Computer Station

Prevent Repetitive Stress Injuries<p>There are four areas that a computer user interfaces with:<p>The monitor<br>• The keyboard and mouse<br>• The chair<br>• The lighting of …

Ergonomics