Working from home certainly has its perks but it can also come with a few drawbacks, like poor posture, muscle pain and increased stress. Fortunately, these are all things that a little massage therapy can successfully address. The following self-massage techniques can be performed at home to enhance your physical and mental well-being. The only … Continue reading 9 self-massage exercises to relieve work-from-home stiffness
Remote work is becoming the new normal for many people. Whether it’s an occasional work from home day, a job that gives you full freedom to work wherever whenever (or something in between), working from home brings a new set of challenges to your day. Your routines might be off, you’re inclined to sit more … Continue reading Working from home? 5 ways to be productive and stay sane
Working from home has its obvious upsides: staying in your PJs, zero commute and maybe the occasional lunchtime nap. But it unfortunately has its downsides as well, one of the biggest being inactivity. For some of us, the physical activity we get while going to work and walking around is the majority of our movement … Continue reading How to stay active while working from home
Are you a frequent lunch skipper, or an eat at your desk-er? Do you scarf down a sandwich or spend a few minutes munching and mindlessly scrolling on your phone? We’re becoming worse and worse at figuring out how to truly take a break for lunch. But your lunch break can provide both a physical … Continue reading 5 ways to maximize your lunch break for a more productive workday
Sometimes you may feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Balancing work and family life can be a struggle. You may have to stay late in the office and end up missing your child’s baseball game. The pressure continues to build: you feel torn between your employer and your family relationships. In … Continue reading Do you have an unhealthy work/life balance?
Avoid catching the crud by taking extra precautions at work. Over 200,000 people are hospitalized due to flu-related conditions each year. To keep yourself and your co-workers healthy, follow these tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 1. Get a flu vaccine This will protect you from the three most common viruses … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Call in Sick
By now, most of us have heard that sitting too much is bad for your health. But, do we realize just how bad sitting can be? As soon as you sit down, your overall muscle activity decreases along with your metabolic rate. Prolonged sitting results in a decrease in glucose uptake from the blood, an … Continue reading The Standing Desk Debate
Whether you love your job or hate it, chances are that it’s a source of stress in your life to some degree or another. But workplace stress isn’t something that can just weigh heavily on your mind, but on your company’s bottom line as well. According to a recent study, work is the number one … Continue reading Coping with stress in the workplace