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”
When I was younger my mom and I would make a weekly trek to the local library.
I remember every visit walking by the sign advertising the Large Print Books section. I never understood why the sign didn’t just say Old People’s Books. After all, in my mind that’s who the large print was for.
Well, turns out that large print has come in quite handy in helping me to mind my Posture and my Use, and I am nowhere near being Old yet…at least not by my definition. Continue reading “Large Print is Not Just for Seniors Anymore”
Your body tends to follow your attention.
And what is your attention usually focused on?
Continue reading “Let the World Come to You”
If you come into my office you will find my mouse to the left side of my keyboard.
I am right handed. But I purposely mouse with my left hand. Continue reading “Why I Learned to Mouse Left Handed”
A lot of my students work at a computer all day. You may as well. Taking care of yourself at the computer isn’t just about skillfully sitting at your desk. It also involves consistently taking small breaks.
There are two types of breaks I find useful—Movement Breaks and Awareness Breaks. Continue reading “Constructive Computer Breaks”