First find something you can sit on that is both firm and flat—a basic wooden chair is a great choice. This exploration will work best if you can find such a surface to sit on.
Sit down at the front of the chair so you are supporting your own torso as opposed to leaning back on the back of the chair.
This is what I refer to as active sitting.
The little boy in the photo above is a good illustration of active sitting.
Your first and most important job is to find your sitting bones. Continue reading “Sitting Series 3: Sit on Your Bones”
Your body loves variety.
You are made for movement. Your body does not like being stuck in the same position hour after hour, day after day.
Yet, often if you sit a lot, you have a position that you tend to get stuck into.
Or maybe you have the idea that there is a perfect position you need to find and keep.
Not. Continue reading “Sitting Series 2: Variety is the Spice of Life”
We sit a lot.
And let’s face it. A lot of us sit pretty badly.
Often, we are uncomfortable.
We get back and neck aches.
How about you? Continue reading “Sitting Series 1: Little Miss Muffet”
Your laptop is a great tool. Take your computer with you on the go. Work wherever you want. A great deal of freedom is to be had with a laptop.
However, precisely because they are mobile, laptops pose some unique postural problems. Continue reading “The Upside and Downside of Your Laptop”