With nearly five months into quarantine, many work-from-home Filipinos are looking for ways to achieve work-life balance. To promote productivity, many are optimizing their workstations while making sure other life aspects are taken care of.
As the pivot towards e-commerce continues, online stores provide a safer and more convenient option to access essential tools to create a healthier, more productive and convenient work-from-home atmosphere.
Ninja Van Philippines, one the reliable last-mile logistics partner many online businesses use, offers this list of eight items that can cater to home office, fitness, and personal care needs.
Comfort: Memory foam orthopedic seat cushion
Keep posture in check while working all day with the help of this seat cushion which claims to reduce tension in the tailbone caused by prolonged sitting. It’s ideal for those who don’t have cushioned chair or office chair at home. (Available at Zilingo)
Focus: Logitech Headset USB with noise cancelling mic
This plug-and-play headset with a noise cancelling mic is useful for conference calls or when speaking to an audience online. It also helps hardworking employees focus on their tasks sans distractions. (Available at Akulaku)
Productivity: Office supplies and computer accessories
For a much productive time at work, it helps to have everything, including basic office essentials at hand. National Bookstore now delivers stationery as well computer accessories.
Fitness: Exercise/Pilates ball
Hit two birds with one stone—or in this case, one ball that can be used for exercise and as an alternative to office chair. This exercise tool helps improve core strength, balance, and posture—something one can achieve while working. (Available at Decathlon)
Here’s another tool desk-bound folks can use to stay active. Do some stretches or toning exercises with resistance bands while taking a work break, or just casually have them binding around the mid thighs for a simple workout while working. (Available at Decathlon)
Break time activity: Wayflex folding stepper
Doing indoor cardio workouts is a fun way to keep mind off work. This multifunctional stepper is a good equipment for toning, losing weight, and just keeping the body moving while indoors. It’s compact, fit for small spaces, and can be folded for easy storing. (Available at TV Shop Philippines)
Wellness: Wondermax nutritional extractor
In lieu of sugar-laden beverages, work-from-home employees can instead make a delicious and nutritious shake using fruits and vegetables. According to its makers, this extractor blends the food down into cellular level, unlocking hidden nutrients. (Available at TV Shop Philippines)
Baby care: Safe Baby fruit pacifier
WFH parents with toddlers can introduce fresh fruits and vegetables to their little ones and give them the nutrients they need while they’re busy working. (Available at WGE Asia)