Topic: work

10 Tips For Curing A Midday Headache

10 Tips For Curing A Midday Headache

I spend at least eight hours a day staring at a computer screen. Even better, I spend eight hours a day reading on a computer screen. I don’t need a doctor or a Google search to tell me that too much screen time can cause headache and eyestrain. I get reminded pretty often. In fact, I’m being reminded right now. More »

More Research Says Sitting Will Kill You; Here Are 5 Easy Ways To Get Off Your Butt

More Research Says Sitting Will Kill You; Here Are 5 Easy Ways To Get Off Your Butt

There’s an expression that I’ll always remember clearly from high school French: Metro, Boulot, Dodo. Directly translated, it means “commute, work, sleep,” but in essence, they’re talking about the depressing reality of people who live to work: Sit in a car or train, sit at work, and sleep—depressing, and according to study after study, also a good way to increase your chance of dying sooner. It’s no revelation that sitting at work all day is bad for your health, but another new study was released this week that confirms the risk of death increases the more we stay seated…even if they get a lot of exercise in the time that they don’t spend sitting down. More »