Five Tips to Stay Healthy Even at a Sitting Job


The natural body posture for human beings is to stand and walk or to lie down. Sitting we are so accustomed to is not a natural state at all. Nevertheless, we are obliged to sit down at our homes and especially at the office. The office work brings another discomfort to our health – computers. We need to sit in the office for 8 hours on average and work in front of a computer. Health advocates will frown upon that extremely. How can we stay healthy while having a job that involves sitting and working in front of the computer? We should never forget to take care of our health. For that reason, we will present to you five tips and tricks that will help you stay healthy even at your sitting job. There is no need to worry at all, just follow the tips and trick we will present to you and take proper care of your health.

COMPUTER MONITOR

Computers are very important for your job, however, computer monitors are very important when it comes to taking care of your health. The majority of our time at our job is spent watching the computer monitor. Pay attention to your computer display, because if the screen of a computer display is put on your desktop without any support, raise it in the way that the top of your screen is in level with your eyes. In this way, you will stop the neck and back pain or dry eye syndrome.

 

POSTURE

Posture is very important and in order to take care of our health, we need to take care of our posture in the first place. Do not sink into the screen by forwarding your neck. This can cause a neck and a back pain. Hold your head and neck straight ahead in order to keep it healthy and avoid back and neck pain. If necessary create a double chin in order to help your posture stand better.

STAND UP

As we mentioned before standing is much more natural for human beings than sitting. If you can try to work while standing. Anytime you can stand up, and do the work on your feet. This will increase your concentration level and it will help your posture. You will feel a lot healthier.

WALK

Any free time you have to use it for walking. Walk to your colleagues, walk to the bathroom, walk to have lunch. This will help your body and mind as well.

HAVE SOME REST

Anytime you can rest a little bit, rest. Your body and your mind need resting and it is important for you to have some rest. So rest anytime you can!