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10 Exercises That Will Help to Improve Your Posture

STRAIGHTEN UP

After years of slumping over a keyboard, Wency Leung says she developed the posture of a wilted parsley stalk. But while posture correction is proving to be big business, what exactly is ideal posture?<p>The other day, I caught a glimpse of myself in an office window and noticed that I wore my body …

4 ways to turn good posture into less back pain

Most of us get back pain at some point in our lives. It may be due to a sports-related injury, an accident, or a congenital condition such as …

Five Work Habits That Can Ruin Your Posture And How To Fix Them

One in four American adults went to a healthcare provider for neck and back pain, according to a 2016 Gallup study. In addition, the report found 65% of adults sought care for neck and back pain at some point in their lives. When you factor in how many adults are hunched over computer desks, …

Sleep Is the New Status Symbol

At M.I.T.’s Media Lab, the digital futurist playground, David Rose is investigating swaddling, bedtime stories and hammocks, as well as lavender oil and cocoons. Mr. Rose, a researcher, an inventor-entrepreneur and the author of “Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire and the Internet of Things,” …

University of California

How Your Posture is Affecting Your Physical and Mental Health

February 24, 2016<p>Copy by: Jacqueline DeMarco<br>• Feature Image By: Free People<p>There are an endless amount of good things we should be doing for our …

Feeling Stressed? 4 Ways to Manage It in the Workplace

Use this guide to identify good and bad stress, and how to manage it.<p>April was stress awareness month, and it made me think a lot about stress and how it affects us. Like high blood pressure, stress can be good and bad. High blood pressure is good when you're working out; you're pushing your body, …

High Blood Pressure

How To Do A Really Good Job Washing Your Hands

If, like many of us, you are reading this article on the toilet — then we've caught you at the perfect time.<p>When you're done with your business, perhaps you'll do a thorough hand washing. Or maybe just a quick rinse. Or maybe you'll skip it altogether.<p>Failure to wash is a problem for ordinary …

Child’s Play Is Good for All of Us

If all of the children who currently are sedentary started exercising every day, societies could save enormous amounts of money in the coming decades and have healthier citizens as a whole, according to a remarkable new study. In the United States alone, we could expect to save more than $120 …

Research

Study: Healthiest employees cost companies half the healthcare costs

<b>By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS</b><p>The healthiest employees of Baptist Health South Florida incurred thousands of dollars less in healthcare costs and …

Turning Negative Thinkers Into Positive Ones

Most mornings as I leave the Y after my swim and shower, I cross paths with a coterie of toddlers entering with their caregivers for a kid-oriented activity. I can’t resist saying hello, requesting a high-five, and wishing them a fun time. I leave the Y grinning from ear to ear, uplifted not just …

Happiness