New year, new desk

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, sitting at desk is akin to the “new smoking”, i.e. long-term sitting is thought to be not good, and could lead to issue down the track. For me personally, I’ve found it’s hard to maintain a good posture while seating (despite my best intentions and efforts). So this year I opted to try a stand-up desk. Fortunately I have an old Ikea Jerker desk which is very configurable. Ikea discontinued this desk several years ago. The table area itself can be raised to virtually any height. I now have a bar chair, which is easy to move in or out as needed. I often start the day standing, and try to stand for as long as possible before bringing the chair back in. So far, I’ve found for periods requiring concentration, I tend to prefer sitting. Let’s see how it goes..

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