The quarantine has altered our balance—individually and collectively.
It's a day-to-day, figuring it out as we go.
Working from home and schooling from home, has illuminated what the caring of ourselves and others, means to each of us.
In this crisis, along with the heightened sense of concern, and not knowing, our sense of equilibrium is impacted.
It is showing us new things about what it takes for us to stay or return to an "okay" place physically and emotionally.
Normal has "left the house" (and the office).
Have you ever been on more video meetings in your life?! The tech has propelled us forward with new and lasting ways of relating. But, wow, a few hours on a Zoom call can wipe you out!
Wild times, helpful tips
Have you found ways to sit or stand at your computer minus the ergonomic furniture of your office? Or are you feeling it from hunching over your laptop?
Sitting puts our bodies at a 90 degree angle and can be rough on us if we're not careful. So can standing for hours. Changing up our positioning helps to prevent us from feeling still and hunched over. Alternating between sitting and standing.
In an excellent article, author Cathryn Jakobson Ramin writes on this topic with Fully in Portland - What "Ergonomics" overlooked: You. She looks at how “ergonomic” mistakenly became synonymous with “healthy,” and why desk-bound workers are so susceptible to pain and chronic illness.
Lull was designed with a broad understanding of the human body, ergonomics, and the impacts of work upon our posture and energy. Our product designer, David Ryan created many ergonomic furniture pieces over the years, including active seating perch chairs, and received an IDSA Gold Award for furniture for his LeanToo.
Away from the desk
So, while ergonomics is all about boosting productivity while working, rest is productive beyond measure.
Lull is not furniture to work from. Rather, it is for taking a break from work on—a change-up to break the patterns of our body positioning from working at our computers is needed before these patterns become painful.
Built to support the body in a gentle inversion position, Lull is a simple, calming, experiential way to ease the pull of gravity on our bodies. To both prevent and lessen pain and bring ease to the caring of ourselves. Especially helpful now during the stresses of these coronavirus times.
We're here to support you in supporting yourself—physically and emotionally.