Standing More, Sitting Less Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks

Standing More, Sitting Less Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks

A recent study indicates that standing more rather than sitting may help reduce the risk of heart attacks and diabetes. Researchers from Arizona State University conducted a study that involved nine overweight adults. The researchers kept track of their blood sugar levels throughout their eight-hour work day. The participants eventually incorporated standing throughout the day, […]

Tips to Improve Focus and Concentration

Tips to Improve Focus and Concentration

People are always victims to forgetfulness and lack of focus. Although most people may consider it as a normal occurrence, it may also affect other people if it happened more and more frequently. Here are some tips that can help you improve focus and concentration in any situation.Be more organized.One of the main reasons why people seem to be quite forgetful of things or lack focus is that they fail to organize their tasks or activities. Many people can become quite overwhelmed with what they h…

Causes of Workplace Stress

Causes of Workplace Stress

Workplace stress can affect your life negatively. The effects are not just limited to your place at work. It may also affect your overall life if it becomes unbearable. It can come from various changes that happen at work.Increased ResponsibilitiesStress at work can come as a result of being given new added responsibilities. With the workload increasing, one may now have to deal with more things and make work a bit more stressful. Lack Of ControlAnother possible of job stress is having lack on c…

Reducing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risks

Reducing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Risks

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition characterized by pain, numbness and swelling in the wrists and the hands. It is a condition brought about by various causes, which many experts now associate with repetitive motion of the hands for long periods of time. Carpal tunnel syndrome or CTS has become quite a common condition among people who use the PC for long periods of time at work. Here are some ways on how people may be able to reduce the risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome.Ensure that y…

Surprising Reasons For Tiredness

Surprising Reasons For Tiredness

Getting tired is quite a common occurrence nowadays. With more people having busy and hectic schedules to follow day in and day out, feeling tired at the end of the day seems normal. But there are times when people seem to feel tired without knowing the exact reason at all. Here are some of the surprising things that can make you feel tired.Not Getting Any SunSunlight seems to play a big role not only in your mood but also on feeling tired. Studies have shown that not getting enough natura…

Most Stressful Cities In America

Most Stressful Cities In America

Stress seems to be a common problem among many industrialized cities today. In America, there are quite a lot of cities that seem to suffer from this problem. Certain contributing factors like pollution, quality of life indicators, unemployment and others have made such cities quite as stressful as they are. According to an article from Forbes, here are the top most stressful cities in America today. Most Stressful City: Chicago IllinoisThe city of Chicago holds the distinction of being the most…

Overcoming Bad Habits

Overcoming Bad Habits

Bad habits can be easy to start and hard to stop. If you have been doing them for a long time, you might find it hard to break them. But if you are really motivated enough to break such bad routines in your life, there is always a way that you can eventually succeed in overcoming them. Here are some tips that might be able to help you out. Know what to changeBefore you can be successful in breaking your bad habits, you should know what it is that you need to change. You need to know where you ar…

Get Motivated and Stay Motivated

Get Motivated and Stay Motivated

People are born achievers. We set goals and reach them. Without our goals, we probably won’t even be around. People are also ‘just human’. When we encounter a roadblock on our way to success, we get distracted and our drive buckles. Figuring out how to overcome this roadblock can be very frustrating.Getting motivatedGetting motivated requires planning, setting realistic goals and expectations, and the right attitude. Know your goalWrite down what you really, really want to achieve. Your ultimate…

Home Office: Take Comfort in Your Home Office

Home Office: Take Comfort in Your Home Office

Computers can be a real pain. No, it’s not about the overwhelming flow of spam or buggy software. You know all the headache, backache, wrist pain, and red eyes you get after long hours of work in your office? Blame the poorly designed PC equipment. Fortunately, there’s a bunch of superb utilities and gizmos that will make you more comfortable and productive in your home office.Wireless headsetsMany people rank phones as one of the top pain-inducers in their office. Cradling your handset between …

Understanding Workaholism

Understanding Workaholism

In Japan, there is a health problem that causes 1,000 deaths every year and nearly five percent of that country’s stroke and heart attacks among employees under the age of 60. It is called “karoshi,” death by overwork. Workaholism is also a problem in the Netherlands, where three percent of its entire population is affected by “leisure illness” wherein workers get physically sick on weekends and vacations as they stop working.However in the United States, a person who suffers from workaholism is…