Using A Tablet Efficiently While Travelling

Travelling is an essential part of life. It is not only an eye-opening experience but also a way to connect people of different backgrounds and cultures. Not only that, but travelling has become part of our work. We have found ways to be able to stay connected with our loved ones but at the same time explore this beautiful world we live in.

Technology has made this possible but sometimes it becomes overbearing to keep track of all the electronics and accessories you need to stay connected all the time, not to mention health problems that arise due to bad posture while using these electronic devices.


Relieving bad posture – Ergonomics


The way they are designed, tablets usually fail at promoting good posture while one is using them and therefore lead to neck and back pain which can be unbearable. Laptops might be better at this but are heavier and bulkier to carry around therefore still cause problems to move around. These are occupational hazards when you have to use your tablet for work especially when you are travelling a lot.

Ergonomics are key to avoid sore necks, eye strains and bad postures. They say that prevention is better than cure, therefore, a steady flat surface and adjustable screens are the way to prevent these injuries in this digital age. Health care professionals see a lot of patients complaining of these types of injuries and even though they take time to affect you, it takes an even longer period to heal causing the patient to take more medicines.


Getting work done on the move


Easy setups are also very important in this fast-paced life. Commuting takes up a good amount of our precious time. In a thirty-minute train ride, taking up ten minutes to set up the workspace is a waste of time. Having a case with everything stored properly and easily accessible helps in getting the job done faster so that you can get more done and have more time for other activities. Life should not be all work but when you have so many deadlines, it is easy to get lost in the work and forget to enjoy yourself.

Finding ways to work during time slots that you cannot enjoy (such as commuting, waiting for flights etc.) can save up some time for relaxing. Or if you like to document your adventures when travelling, spaces like this will leave more time for more adventures.


Work anywhere


Not all places are comfortable to work on. The sofa or the bed might be comfortable to sit on but you will probably strain your back and neck as well as your arms and hands. Having an adjustable workspace makes it more comfortable to work anywhere.

On the sofa cosy at home or in a park watching the birds fly by inspiring your work, an adjustable workspace makes it possible with no hindrance to your health. Note taking at school or during a meeting should be done in a comfortable manner that does not impede your health.


Michelle Marie Cassar

Michelle Cassar is a Malta based Pharmacist by profession but a writer and traveler by passion. She writes about anything that seems interesting especially traveling, medical blog posts as well as promotional content for innovative products. She is also dabbling in script writing.