Fitness. How to Set Up an Ergonomically Correct Workstation: 10 Steps. Edit Article Maintain a Healthy PostureSet Up Your Desk Edited by Josh Hannah, Flickety, Lycanthrope777, Jack Herrick and 56 others Sitting incorrectly for long periods can have serious health consequences.
To maintain a healthy posture and work more comfortably, here are tips on how to set up your workspace. Ad Steps Method 1 of 2: Maintain a Healthy Posture 1Adjust chair height so that your feet are flat on the floor. 4Alternatively, stand. Method 2 of 2: Set Up Your Desk 1Keep your monitor between 20 and 40 inches (50 and 100 centimeters) from your face. 6Arrange items within sight and reach. Tips An old phone book makes a great footrest if you can't purchase a ready-made one. Warnings.
Yoga Asana Columns - Six Stretches to Do at Work. Relieve tension in your wrists, back, and shoulders at your desk.
By Elise Browning Miller and Carol Blackman Side Stretch This is a great stretch to relieve computer-related tension in your wrists and to stretch your sides. It will also help relieve lower back tightness. Stand with your feet hip-width apart and parallel. Shoulder Rolls Movement is one of the best things you can do for your back if you've been sitting in the same position for awhile. Sitting upright, inhale as you lift your right shoulder to your ear. Now, inhale as you lift both shoulders up to the ears. Neck Stretch This stretch is particularly good for a stiff or compressed neck. Sit upright without letting your back touch the back of the chair. Mindfulness at work: what are the benefits? Practising mindfulness can help you to deal with difficult situations in the workplace.
Photograph: Alamy Mindfulness. Everybody's doing it. From Google to the NHS and Transport for London. Even Harvard Business School includes mindfulness principles in its leadership programmes. So what is mindfulness? Mindfulness can help to reduce stress and anxiety and conflict, and increase resilience and emotional intelligence, while improving communication in the workplace. When trying to decide whether you are mindful, consider the following points. . • Unable to remember what others have said during conversations? • With no recollection of your daily commute?
• Eating at your desk without tasting your food? • Paying more attention to your iPhone than to your nearest and dearest? • Dwelling on past events or dreading what the future holds? • Are you skim reading this article? If you answered yes, the chances are that you're zoning out on a regular basis, spending at least some time on autopilot. The Procrastination Equation: How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done (9780061703614): Ph.D., Piers Steel.
How to Beat Procrastination. Part of the sequence: The Science of Winning at Life My own behavior baffles me.
I find myself doing what I hate, and not doing what I really want to do! - Saint Paul (Romans 7:15) Once you're trained in BayesCraft, it may be tempting to tackle classic problems "from scratch" with your new Rationality Powers. But often, it's more effective to do a bit of scholarship first and at least start from the state of our scientific knowledge on the subject. Today, I want to tackle procrastination by summarizing what we know about it, and how to overcome it. Let me begin with three character vignettes... Eddie attended the sales seminar, read all the books, and repeated the self-affirmations in the mirror this morning.
Three blocks away, Valerie stares at a blank document in Microsoft Word. In the next apartment down, Tom is ahead of the game. Eddie, Valerie, and Tom are all procrastinators, but in different ways.1 Eddie's problem is low expectancy. The Procrastination Equation But there's more. Flow. 20 Things I Should Have Known at 20.
30 Financial Moves Before 30- Ideas Worth Trying. January 13, 2011, 6:00 amby:MD Category:Miscellaneous I started reading the Art of Non-Conformity the other day and the idea of the life list/bucket list got me thinking again.
I started thinking about my bucket list for what I want to accomplish before I turn 30 (in 7 years). The 5 Things I'd Tell My 21 Year Old Entrepreneurial Self&. 12 years ago I set out on my first foray into the world of entrepreneurship.
The company was called MCSETutor.com (we later changed the name to the equally obtuse 2000Tutor.com) and while it wasn’t a huge success by dot com era standards we did sell it for a tidy profit. But looking back I’m shocked at how little I knew about entrepreneurship. As I’m sure any entrepreneur would love to do, I’d give anything to step back in time 12 years and have a chat with my 21 year old self. And while I can’t do that I do love to share lessons with as many young entrepreneurs as I can. I’ve spoken a bunch at colleges and other organizations for young entrepreneurs. . #1 – Take as much risk as you can as early in life as you can.