How To Eliminate your Back and Neck Pain by Changing the Chair you sit in!

Written by Suzanne Lamoutte

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So go and start searching for this ergonomic kneeling chair. I would suggest that you come to your own conclusion from your own research, but I can almost guarantee that you will be as amazingly and delightfully surprised, just like I was and still am. For once you need to invest in something that will help you to feel better. It's not a selfish act ifrepparttar ultimate goal is to have a clear mind to accomplish your goals ofrepparttar 148000 day, pain free. Something that will give yourepparttar 148001 relief that you have been searching for even if you didn't know it was going to be in a chair. Now stop with those hand-me-downs from your family and friends, splurge on for your own chair this time. I believe that your office chair isrepparttar 148002 most important piece of furniture in your office; this is not an area that you want to skimp out on. Think about it you spend on average 7 hours a day in your chair, 35 hours a week if you work only a 5 day week. That's an awful lot of sitting. So take your friends filing cabinets, your brother's printing stand, but pass onrepparttar 148003 brown leather executive chair, and get yourself into an ergonomic office chair, preferablyrepparttar 148004 ergonomic knee chair.

What is ergonomics? Andrepparttar 148005 reason we need them.

Ergonomic is (also known as human factors engineering), isrepparttar 148006 science of refiningrepparttar 148007 design of products to optimize them for human use. Basically ergonomic chairs are designed to fit your body type, your size and designed to make you comfortable. Ergonomic was intended to maximize productivity by reducing operator fatigue and discomfort. So why would you want to go with any other chair, butrepparttar 148008 ergonomic chair. It would be crazy if you did.

Nobody wants to work, but we don't really have a choice. Do we? So choosing an ergonomic chair will makerepparttar 148009 time, well... less painful. I can not ask this enough, "Why suffer if you don't have too?" Ergonomic chairs offer many adjustments that can makerepparttar 148010 chair just right for your needs and your body. These ergonomic chairs are well designed to support your body and does not restrict your movement, with built in pressure points forrepparttar 148011 best support possible. The seat and back offer much support that is necessary for your back and lower limb, without this you will suffer from lower back and shoulder pain. People have been known to get migraines fromrepparttar 148012 bad posture due torepparttar 148013 lack of proper support.

Sitting with good posture withoutrepparttar 148014 ergonomic knee chair is possible. Just relax your shoulders, keep your wrists straight, your legs must remain in contact with your seat, your feet must be onrepparttar 148015 floor (both of them) at all times, your back will have to touchrepparttar 148016 chair's back, keep your elbows at right angle's while typing (this will help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome), your upper arm's and elbow's need to remain close to your body, and your head and neck must be straight. It's not an easy task as I have mentioned before, but these are effect techniques. At first it will feel weird sitting this way but with some practice this will become a natural way of sitting, and your back, neck, and shoulder pain will be a thing of your past.

Check out You will find many tips and resources to make your home office efficient, stylish and comfortable. This website offers detailed reviews of office chairs and is full of articles, news and many resources.

Managing Your Home Based Online Business – 2

Written by Roy Thomsitt

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Marketing is what I love most about business, and it is equally important to finance in all free enterprises. With an online business,repparttar marketing side is an ever moving area of expertise. Offline, marketing has long since stabilised. Online, it has not stabilised at all; it is still developing and evolving. You need to be aware of what’s happening inrepparttar 147999 world of internet marketing, what has happened, and what is likely to happen. Always remember, though, there will always be a financial impact of your marketing decisions. You are obviously prepared to take risks, as you have started or are starting an online business at home. Asrepparttar 148000 manager of your business you will need to balancerepparttar 148001 financial and marketing conflicts as they arise. You have to strikerepparttar 148002 right balance. Ifrepparttar 148003 finance director in you is too risk averse, you may stiflerepparttar 148004 growth of your business. Ifrepparttar 148005 marketing director in you is too cavalier, and unrealistic about sales prospects, you may ruin your business in one or two rash decisions. More on this in part 4.


If you are working online full time, or even part time, you will always need to be looking out for developments inrepparttar 148006 arenas of software andrepparttar 148007 internet itself, and maybe at times hardware. You may come across software that either improves your efficiency, makes life much easier or takes you into a new and better way of working. This is another area where knowledge is power. You need to be competitive, and sometimes you will come across new software that will make you more competitive. Try to keep abreast of things inrepparttar 148008 software marketplace, as it affects your business.

Time Management

While not a function like finance or marketing, when you work at home alone you will find that time management becomes key to your success and enjoyment of working from home. It is a subject you should always be aware of and make conscious decisions about. I will write more on this topic in part 5.

The above are justrepparttar 148009 key areas where you need to view your business from a management viewpoint, andrepparttar 148010 list of course is not exhaustive. However, pay attention to these from a manager’s perspective, and you should benefit inrepparttar 148011 long run. You will takerepparttar 148012 leap from being “employee” to “boss”, even if you arerepparttar 148013 only one you can be “boss” to.

Roy Thomsitt is the owner and part author the home business websites and

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