We are going to take a look at different equipment you can use as a writer and/or editor as well as ways to keep your body comfortable while you work.
Desktop Vs. Laptop
Benefits of a laptop:
You can work while you travel.
The downside of a laptop:
They make work harder on the body. Because of the construction, the screen is too low while you type, which causes you to have to look down, and this causes extra stress on your neck and spine.
If you like to work from bed, I have an idea for you:
1. A wooden bed table
2. a sturdy chair pillow
These items will save your back and neck...no more bending forward to reach your laptop!
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Benefits of a desktop:
You can make it ergonomically correct. Add a wrist rest, a footrest, a table to lift your monitor, and back support for your chair.
You can purchase 2 flat screen monitors. Having 2 monitors will benefit you when you are comparing two versions of a document, doing research for your work, and in many other instances.
The downside of a desktop:
You have to sit in the same place every time you need to work.
General tip: Turn down the blue on your screen or purchase a pair of blue light glasses. This will protect your eyes and may help your eyes from getting tired.
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