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Standing & Sitting: Both Can Be Bad for Your Health

You’ve probably seen the news that too much chair time can be bad for your health. But It turns out, it’s not just sitting that’s the new smoking. A recent study reveals standing up may not be any better for you.  Which means that standing workstation you’ve been thinking about using probably won’t do much to offset the risks associated...

3 Tips to Rehab an Injury—And Come Back Stronger!

If you’re like the average active person, even a minor injury that sidelines you from a regular workout routine can become a huge headache. You tweak your back, twist your knee, experience shin splints… and all of a sudden, you’re going stir crazy, wondering when you can get back in the game. Welcome to the dangerous, post-injury gray...

Keep the Weight Off for Good (No Willpower Required!)

It’s an old trope of the classically skinny woman: she must have the self-control of a saint, and the willpower of Wonder Woman—especially when the chocolate cake comes by at the dinner table. (She’ll just take coffee, thanks.) Weight, in fact, may have very little to do will willpower. In 1982, researchers Bennett and Gurin devised the...

Feeling Overwhelmed? Read This!

For all the joy the holidays bring, they can pack on a lot of guilt, self-doubt, and stress, too. Why? “The holidays present a firm deadline, and, despite our best efforts, many of us can’t seem to get everything done,” says B. Janet Hibbs, Ph.D., a family psychologist and author of Try To See It My Way. “In addition, we attach unrealistic...

5 Workspace To-Dos Before Checking Out for the Holidays

The new year is all about making fresh starts and healthy resolutions in your personal life, so why not apply that to your work life, too? Imagine returning back to the office after the holiday break with a clean, calm workstation. Sounds pretty appealing, right? Follow these tips and you’re sure to get the new year off to a fresh and healthy...