For all the people working desk jobs, the aches and pains you get from sitting all day are expected.
While it’s well known that to combat this, moving around as much as possible is necessary, it’s not always the most practical. To address health concerns that come with sitting for long stretches of time, the Cleveland Clinic has some tips, as compiled by Travel+Leisure.
To find the correct posture, they recommend you sit on the edge of your seat. From there, let yourself slouch before sitting up straight and accentuating the curve of your back as much as possible. Hold this, then relax from the position slightly. This should be how you sit, and …
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Getting caught in the hustle and bustle of everyday life can make it difficult to notice the symptoms of stress, but if you’ve been suffering from some of these physical side effects, you might need to pause and take a breather.
Stress can cause headaches, thanks to tension in the jaw. According to InStyle, these types of headaches are typically a dull pain in the back of the head or in the forehead, and can last anywhere from half an hour to a handful of days. If untreated, they can turn into ….
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Some tech companies in California, United States, are said to allow employees to bring their dogs to the office.
As reported by Antara news agency, the dogs’ presence is seen as a way to help boost employee productivity by relieving stress and improving the work environment.
Santa Monica-based artificial intelligence tech firm GumGum is among the companies that encourage employees to bring dogs to the office. The company’s chief executive Ophir Tanz says that in the …
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There are many ways to handle stress and mental blocks, but it turns out that exercising is one thing definitely worth considering.
Stress from work is said to not only have the potential to disturb mental health but also physical health as it can raise heart disease risks, such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Fortunately, according to the Medicine & Science In Sports & Exercise journal, being fit significantly helps decrease stress levels ….
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More than half of senior managers and business owners here and overseas are feeling under greater stress now than they were five years ago, a survey claims.
Fifty-five per cent in Singapore and 53 per cent globally say they are under more pressure, according to research results released on Thursday.
Common stressful situations encountered here were accommodating last minute changes to meetings, which 75 per cent of respondents here found stressful, and working outside of office hours, which affected ….
It was a strange sight – an all-male panel of CEOs talking about family and equality at the workplace.
But as CEO Shinta W. Kamdani said, men should also be involved in taking care of children and the household, therefore “conversations on family and gender equality […] must also be a man’s business.”
The CEOs are “male champions,” which could be a benchmark for gender equality in the workplace, said Shinta, who leads the Indonesian Business Coalition for ….
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