I don’t think I realized what a sedentary lifestyle was until I started working from home. Sitting at your desk all day long, whether you work at a job location or at home, could be detrimental to your health.
Watch this short video – it could have a drastic impact on your work day, energy level and overall health.
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Have you considered buying a stand-up desk? They’re cheaper than I thought for a laptop. Splitting your work time between standing and sitting is the best way to work, and if you have a counter that would suffice then you wouldn’t have to actually go out and buy a stand up desk.
Alternating between positions is the most important thing, and making sure to keep your form ergonomic.
- Ergonomic chair and desk
- Plenty of light
- Water to drink
- Fresh air, or well-ventilated space
- Private, distraction-free area
Make sure to keep your day balanced by taking breaks and giving yourself a chance to exercise or rest and clear you mind. If you have a good tip to share, please list it below – would love to hear your thoughts.