Words by David Ndichu
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You rediscovered yourself during the COVID quarantines. You worked out, learned Latin and thanks to endless hours of YouTube cooking shows, your culinary repertoire now extends beyond a boiled egg. With full office return, ensure workspace reflects the new you and you’ve invested in pieces that will pay off in the productivity stakes
Benq Business Monitor
Make room for multitasking with the Benq Business Monitor with Eye Care Technology (BL2480T), which, despite its mouthful of a name, is one of the best professional monitors out there. This bad boy comes with IPS (In-Plane Switching) technology which delivers accurate colour and image reproduction from any angle while its stylish frameless edge-to-edge design will make you the envy of the entire office. Benq has perfected blue light elimination technology, effectively diminishing eye fatigue and irritation. As a bonus, the BenQ BL2480T is certified by Energy Star, a global standard for environmentally friendly electronic equipment.
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Mi LED Desk Lamp
You may have guessed it but that fluorescent light hanging from the ceiling does no favours to your eyes. Instead try the Mi LED Desk Lamp, a smart desk lamp with four light profiles that adjust to whatever you are doing. Its minimalist elegant profile, wrapped in a durable metal casing, is a sight for sore eyes.
Upgrade your international Zoom efforts with the Logitech C930e Business Webcam that delivers HD video even in low-light and harshly backlit settings. A generously wide 90° field of view helps frame yourself and your workspace perfectly.
You upgrade your phone each year but your smartwatch is still stuck in 2015. Since then, wearables have progressed beyond calculating your footsteps. Take the Fitbit Sense, the closest you’ll get to a medical-grade smartwatch. The Sense comes with features for stress management, heart health, oxygen saturation, skin temperature and more. It also comes with 20 activity modes plus a healthy week-long battery life.
RAXA Luxury Boxing Bag and Gloves Set
Your self-care should extend to your home and your workout deserves an upgrade this year. The RAXA Luxury Boxing Bag and Gloves Set from luxury equipment fitness equipment maker Pent produces the most luxurious training setup. These are durable handmade leather goods that will instantly upgrade your home gym. Don’t let the premium look fool you, this is professional boxing equipment.
Continuing with the luxury theme is this RACKA stand from Pent that consists of a beautiful stand and sophisticated fitness accessories. The catalogue includes skipping rope, push up bars, fitness mat, a 65 cm fitness ball a balance ball, and a stretching roller. This set will look at home even in your living room.
COLMIA dumbbell set
When is a dumbbell not a dumbbell? When it’s a COLMIA luxury dumbbell set from Pent. The Silver Edition is available in stainless steel in combination with five wood options and five leather colours. The wood options include black ash, natural ash, natural oak, natural walnut, dark walnut while the leather version is available in five colours. Pent products are hand-made for you, so allow for production lead time of between 8 and 12 weeks.
Bose Sleepbuds II
Your neighbour, for whatever reason, decides to rearrange his furniture every night at 11 o’clock while sporting cement shoes. Meanwhile, his stereo seems stuck at 50’s country, the golden age of yodelling. You’ve had enough. Consider Bose Sleepbuds, a set of tiny and comfortable earphones that work with the Bose Sleep app to deliver relaxing sounds to help you fall asleep. The Sleepbuds come with noise-masking technology, so you stay asleep all night. Unlike ordinary headphones, Sleepbuds don’t stream music or podcasts; they play content only from the Bose Sleep app.
Consider this a PSA. You remember your SO’s last birthday don’t you. You put off buying her a gift and then finally dawned on you on your way home on HER birthday. You remember her reaction when you presented a withered bunch of roses and generic box of chocolate you picked up at the petrol station on your way home. You convinced yourself you are better than that. And you are. This year get your stuff together early and order this Dyson Supersonic hair dryer well ahead of time. The digital motor in the Supersonic spins up to 110,000rpm, propelling 13 litres of air up to the amplifier every second. Dyson says this stylish hair dryer helps prevent extreme heat damage to protect natural shine. The air temperature is measured 20 times every second, keeping the temperature under control.
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