• home study room

    Read in Comfort: 4 Home Study Room Decor Ideas

    Today, over 18 million young adults attend American universities, and that number is only growing. It's no secret that students have to do a lot of reading. But this is only one demographic of those who have their nose in a book on a regular basis. Anyone who's a big reader knows. There's no better way to have a perfect night in than to immerse yourself in another world. Whether you read re...
    April 5 2023
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    How to Create a Zen Meditation Room

    Have you been dreaming of creating your own zen meditation room? In today's day and age, meditating has become one of the most popular means of achieving balance and self-awareness. Some have turned to meditation as a means of focusing on the self and achieving a sense of calm. Others have turned to meditation to help manage both mental and physical health pain and conditions. And ...
    March 28 2023
  • work environment

    14 Ways to Create a Stress-Free and Relaxing Work Environment

    Did you know that 76 percent of Americans say workplace stressors negatively impact their personal relationships? Or that 66 percent report losing sleep over work-related tensions? Even more shocking, 16 percent reported quitting a job because the stress became unbearable. What do these statistics show? We have a serious problem with stress in the workplace, one that's getting worse. Since ...
    February 21 2023
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    What is Mould?

    On the face of it, mould looks like a kind of furry, colourful, chalky substance. But it’s actually a living organism - and, interestingly - one of the first species to evolve on this planet. But what causes mould? Let’s find out. What is mould? Mould is a member of the funghi family - a separate branch of life, different from plants and animals. Scientists used to think that it was a typ...
    May 1 2021
  • back health

    5 Ways Bean Bag Chairs Support Better Back Health

    Are you concerned about maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle? Did you know that almost half of Australians have preventable medical conditions? The Institute of Health and Welfare studied Australian’s back health. Their research found that about 4 million or 16 per cent of the population had back problems. They also estimated that 70 to 90 per cent of Australians would have low back pain...
    January 26 2021
  • sitting vs standing

    The Fascinating Ergonomics Of Standing VS Sitting

    Until recently, nobody questioned the virtues of working at a desk all day long. So long as you were in a comfortable ergonomic chair as you tapped away on your keyboard, you were fine. However, the standing vs sitting debate changed direction in the last ten years, due to the publication of dozens of studies suggesting that standing might be superior for a range of ergonomic and health ...
    December 14 2020
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    Is Your Mattress Making You Sick?

    Most of us have a cordial relationship with our mattresses. We’re grateful that they provide support for our bodies at night, giving us a good night’s sleep. For the most part, they blend into the background of our lives, and we hardly consider them. Today we ask the question, is your mattress making you sick? But recently, disturbing news has been trickling out about them. Mattresses, it seem...
    October 26 2020
  • are bean bags healthy

    Are Bean Bags Healthy?

    As an item of furniture that is an affordable piece of luxury seating, a bean bag is a way to help you relax and unwind but it could also be a key to your health and wellbeing. When we think about health, especially in terms of ergonomics and relaxation, we need to ask the question “are bean bags healthy?” Are bean bags healthy? The answer is a resounding yes. They are a key to relaxation, ...
    June 7 2020
  • best chairs for all day sitting

    What are the Best Chairs For Sitting All Day?

    No matter what your lifestyle, chances are you spend a decent chunk of your day sitting down. Whether you're studying, working, running a home or simply relaxing, you'll probably spend a significant portion of your time in a seated position. If so, you'll want to ensure you've got the best chairs available at all times. When you're sitting down for a prolonged period, you must have the right s...
    May 24 2020
  • are bean bags good for your back

    Are Bean Bags Good For Your Back?

    Everybody likes to sit in the most comfortable way possible. Very often, our posture will differ depending on where we sit and what we are doing. We instinctively move our bodies into the position that is right for us. Often, we do this without giving too much thought. But the question that we should always be asking is whether the posture that we are sitting in is best for our back health?...
    March 1 2020
  • home office ergonomics

    Home Office Ergonomics: Creating a Comfortable Healthy Work Space

    Working from home can be a wonderful thing. Not only can you stay at home with the family, but you don't have to endure that ugly commute either. But it's easy to lose yourself in your work, spending hours on spreadsheets or analyses. The next thing you know, your neck, back, and shoulders are screaming in pain, and you've got to do this all over again tomorrow. Pain in your body isn't an i...
    June 24 2019
  • vinyl bean bags cancer

    Vinyl Bean Bags & Memory Foam Linked to Cancer

    Researchers and government agencies warn that vinyl bean bags cause various forms of cancer. Memory foam is also known to cause cancer. These products must carry warning labels when sold in California. We recently completed a meta-analytic research project. The study shows that vinyl bean bags pose significant health risks to children and adults. The research reveals increased rates of can...
    September 21 2015