Getting Through Work in the busyness of the holiday Season

29 November 2022

Do you hear the jingle bells ringing and the sound of footsteps filling the streets? Do you smell warm pie wafting from the kitchen or the remains of red wine in your favorite top? Do you see groups of people flocking the grocery stores and restaurants overflowing at night?

Do you notice the snow-laden streets with pine trees and Christmas balls and lights all over town?

Well, if you haven’t checked your calendar yet, it’s just 26 days before Christmas. You’ll soon be cramming what you’ll wear for Christmas dinner or what you’ll prepare when your parents come over. Your schedule will soon be full of reunions and nightouts.

And even though there are still work days left, your headspace is already on holiday mode. It is extra hard for you to concentrate on your tasks these days because you can’t quite keep up with your busy social life as well as continuing work these holidays.

But you have no choice. If you still have work, you still have to work. Unless you don’t want to to return to a job after the holiday break.

To help you stay focused, you must create a to-do list for the next day before the current work day ends. You must stay committed to this list no matter what happens so that you will still be able to tick off your goals and perform well at work. As much as you can, do not junk your daily habits just because of your busy schedule. You must continue doing them or else you’d lose the will to work. You also must know how to prioritize. While you might want to be the ever-present friend or family in all occasions, you’re still not superhuman. Say yes only to the things you are one, available for and two, you can afford. Besides, you won’t be enjoying these activities if you are overworked. Do only the things that you can. And aside from your to-do list, it will help if you have a list of things that you cannot forget. As mentioned, this time of the year gets busy in terms of your social life so your mind is always wide awake and thinking of a million things. You can stay focused if you have a list that will remind you of everything that you must have or you must do during this busy, exciting season.

And of course, we can’t forget to remind you that you have to take care of yourself. You can do that while also working efficiently by investing in ergonomic furniture. These pieces are designed to fit your needs and preferences and also help you not take your health for granted while you’re busy working.

When you need to sign off a lot of things, you will tend to forget to stand up and break your long hours of sitting. This can be detrimental to your health over time. Ergonomic furniture can help remind and make it convenient for you to stand up at regular points of the day. It can also protect your back, neck, upper body, feet, etc from experiencing any muscle strain or tension. And ergonomic furniture can also give you much more time with your loved ones as it will help you be more efficient and do more work in a shortest possible amount of time.

Here are some ergonomic furniture that will not only help you get by this holiday season but also throughout the year.

EP4 Seiffen Laminated 4-Spliced Standing Desk

The EP4 is a perfect combination of function and style. It makes use of a dual-motor lifting system that can carry up to 220 pounds. Its height range is from 25” to 50.6” It goes up and down for about 1.4” per second, all while not making a sound more than 50 decibels. It has an anti-collision feature that will automatically stop when it comes in contact with obstruction. It comes with a set of two desk hooks, one on each side, where you can hang headphones, chargers, your bag, jacket etc. To maintain the clean look, it also comes with a cable management tray. It also has a convenient USB charging port for your gadgets. Te desktop is environmentally-sourced and is spacious enough to fit a monitor, laptop, desk essentials, documents, etc.

Sit-Stand desk Converter M7-32”

Instantly upgrade your workstation with a desk converter. This particular product has a spacious 31.5” wide work surface that can easily fit two 24” monitors and a 28.4” wide quick-release keyboard tray. It makes use of high-powered gas springs that makes adjusting the height of the product smooth and stable. It is specially engineered with a bracing system that can respond immediately to rapid falls even if the desk is in full capacity. For extra safety, the desktop comes with rubber crash prevention pads and the legs have protective rubber feet. You can easily install a monitor mount, thanks to the product’s integrated monitor mounting grommet.

Soutien Ergonomic Office Chair

This ergonomic chair from FlexiSpot proudly features a 3D lumbar support system, 135-degree lounge tilt, and 4D adjustable armrests.

It has three height adjustment levels with a system that gently rebounds. The elegantly curved backrest will conform to the neck and spine that will provide the maximum headrest and lumbar support. The armrests are adjustable in four dimensions that contour effortlessly to the arms and elbows. It is made of Italian-imported chenille and K+R temperature sensitive fiber that will provide maximum ventilation and the most delicate of fabrics. It also features the best-in-industry Samhongsa Class 4 Gas Lift which guarantees that this chair will be able to handle whatever you throw at it.

V9 Pro Home Office Height Adjustable Cycle Desk Bike

This desk bike can help you squeeze in a sweat session at any point of your work day. It has comfortable pedals that hardly make any noise during pedaling, meaning it can be used comfortably even while in meetings and having the other partner around the room. The bike features a calorie tracker to monitor your progress and a customizable cardio with adjustable resistance levels. The height of the seat can be adjusted according to your desire and the removable keyboard tray may be used as a desktop. It’s compact and reliable that FlexiSpot customers love. It will be easier as well to remain consistent with exercise because using this desk bike during work doesn’t feel like a strenuous workout at all.