5 Essential Oils for Work – Home Office Scents to Improve Productivity

5 Essential Oils for Work – Home Office Scents to Improve Productivity

Essential oils have been used for centuries. Their history can be traced back to as early 4500 BC, and they have been used throughout China, India, Greece, Rome, Persia, and Europe. We also know that ingesting certain plants can have medicinal effects (caffeine for example). Their use and benefits have been known for thousands of…

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Varidesk Adjustable Height Stand up Desk – Pro Plus 36 Electric Review

Varidesk Adjustable Height Stand up Desk – Pro Plus 36 Electric Review

Varidesk continues to be one of the biggest names in height adjustable stand up desks and sit and stand desk converters. It has multiple lines of full desks, standing desk converters and accessories for each. However, I have one in mind today. I’d like to run through the Varidesk Adjustable Height Stand-up Desk Pro Plus…

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Shared Office Space Rental – Actual Interaction With Other Humans

Shared Office Space Rental – Actual Interaction With Other Humans

Working at home can be incredibly convenient and rewarding. You don’t have to get ready to leave the house, there’s no getting everything packed up and taking it to work, and there’s no time wasted commuting to and from the office. However, working at home isn’t all rainbows and butterflies. It can be lonely. Really…

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Best Mouse for Carpal Tunnel – Pain-free scrolling all year

Best Mouse for Carpal Tunnel – Pain-free scrolling all year

I’ve recently taken an interest in what plagues Freelancers on a daily basis. Some of the most popular responses I have received have been back/neck pain, headaches and wrist/hand pain. I’ve already covered back/neck pain in my article What About a Stand-Up Desk Workstation and headaches in How to Prevent Stress Headaches. Now I’m onto wrist and…

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Best Carpal Tunnel Keyboard – Pain-free typing all day

Best Carpal Tunnel Keyboard – Pain-free typing all day

For many of us, typing and using our computer is how we pay the bills. I know for me as a translator and the writer of Healthy Freelancers, it certainly is. Over the months, the years and decades of being a freelance translator your hands, and especially your wrists take a beating from the repetitive…

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Executive Office Solutions Laptop Stand – 1-year Review

Executive Office Solutions Laptop Stand – 1-year Review

Last year I finally took the plunge into being a full-time freelancer. Unfortunately, I didn’t have any of the equipment that I would need to work from home for 8 hours like, a standing desk, or chair. I guess all businesses have a start-up cost. Luckily for us (if you already have a place to live)…

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What About a Stand Up Desk Workstation – A Step Towards a Healthier You

What About a Stand Up Desk Workstation – A Step Towards a Healthier You

Over this past year, I finally quit my teaching job to become a full-time freelance translator and work from home in my tiny 1 bedroom apartment. My bedroom and office are actually the same space, but the size of my apartment isn’t the point of this article. What is, is how I’ve noticed how my…

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Sit Stand Smart Mat – Never Struggle with Your Desk Mat Again!

Sit Stand Smart Mat – Never Struggle with Your Desk Mat Again!

I recently wrote an article discussing sit stand desk mats and how they help improve circulation and allow you to work more comfortably throughout the day. However, the thing I didn’t realize at the time was that many people struggle with using a standing mat because, as recommended, they move from standing to sitting every half…

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Time Management Tips to Reduce Stress – 5 Apps to Get Your Life Back

Time Management Tips to Reduce Stress – 5 Apps to Get Your Life Back

Being the only one responsible for whether your company thrives or falls on its face can be stressful. All those nights lying awake at night thinking about everything you have to do the next day. The ground teeth, tight jaw, and headaches are all tell-tale signs of the pressure you feel. The only way I’ve found…

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Are Kneeling Chairs Good for Your Back – Can it help alleviate pain?

Are Kneeling Chairs Good for Your Back – Can it help alleviate pain?

Does your back/neck hurt? Has someone mentioned kneeling office chairs and said that they heard from someone who told someone that they were great for back pain? Before you rush out and buy one, I’ve been using one for about 3 months to see what the hype was all about. I think I’m now ready…

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