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How Good Posture Affects Your Whole Body

Research has proven the numerous health risks of sedentary behaviors. People worldwide spend the majority of their days sitting at a computer, loafing on the couch watching television or playing video…

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How to be Healthier and Happier at Work

There is no shortage of studies and reports coming out telling us that some of our common daily routines are rife with unhealthy practices. Some of these practices include the following: Sitting t…


3 Ways Your Smartphone Is Hurting You

Smartphones have completely altered the way we lead our lives—for better and for worse. Yes, they are an incredible technology with myriad uses that only improve our lives. But, there is also a dark s…


The Posture-Mood Connection: Why You Should Stop Slouching

Want to feel more confident and energetic? Stand up straight and strut your stuff because there's a connection between posture and mood. The Posture-Mood Connection: Moment To Moment Vivian Eise…


Best Exercises for People with Neck and Back Pain

The root cause for the majority of neck and upper back pain comes from Forward Head Posture (FHP). FHP is insidious, because it's everywhere in modern life, and it slowly but steadily has a devastatin…


3 Ways You Are Unknowingly Stressing Your Back

In most cases of back pain, poor posture is to blame. For those who maintain good posture while standing, it's important to remember that you need to maintain good posture in any position you put your…


The Real Reason Your Neck and Upper Back Hurt

If you are alive, you have probably experienced neck and upper back pain at some point in your life. For many it is a chronic issue that causes daily discomfort and has serious long term consequences.…


3 Simple Tips for Better Posture

With our modern culture of sitting and slumping, our postures are suffering more than ever. Since good posture is associated with a more positive life outlook, and a poor posture encourages pain and h…


What Prolonged Sitting and Standing Does to Your Body

You've probably already heard the new fear-mongered saying: "Sitting is the new smoking." If you work in an office where you sit in front of a computer for most of the day, this news has probably desc…


5 Tips for Transitioning to a Standing Desk

I’ve been using a standing desk for about a year. My first standing desk was a stack of books on top of a printer on top of a bookshelf—it was pretty unsightly but it got the job done. I felt way bett…


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