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Standing Up for My Health: How a New Work Station is Changing My Work Habits

The chorus of infographics and articles and posts about our sedentary desk jobs had finally become overwhelming. Sitting all day is killing us. And so, I invested in a giant, black, desktop contraption that allows me to adjust from sitting to standing with minimal effort.   I'm standing at my desk as I write this. My two monitors are arrayed in front of me, my desk chair is pushed to the side, and my elbows are bent at a comfortable 90 degrees. I'm aware of the muscles… [Read More]

Are Your Work Habits Healthy?

Americans today are living longer, healthier lives than we did 20 years ago, according to a study by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. And when we think about health and wellness, we tend to think in terms of eating the right foods, getting the right mix of exercise, and sleeping a requisite number of hours each night.   But as we live longer, we are also working longer. And we need to make sure that those healthy habits at home translate into … [Read More]
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