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The Wrong Eating Habits Can Hurt Your Brain, Not Just Your Waistline

Being overweight can raise your blood pressure, cholesterol and risk for developing diabetes. It could be bad for your brain, too.<p>A diet high in saturated fats and sugars, the so-called Western diet, actually affects the parts of the brain that are important to memory and make people more likely to …

Holistic Medicine

5 Yoga Poses You Can Do at Your Desk

So you're stuck sitting at your computer all day! These moves ease neck and back strain—and let you slip in quick toning.

A Workplace That Works: The Importance of a Well-Designed Workspace

It might sound strange to say that we spend more time with our colleagues than we do our families, but this really is true for most people. If you …

The Workplace

How Great Leaders Encourage Creativity

Four top executives share their advice for a culture conducive to creativity.<p>Don’t Dictate<p>“Present your ideas, then ask your team: ‘What do you think? Is there a better way?’ Don’t tell everyone what to do—lead by questioning. It’s much more productive [when] everyone’s visions of the project are …

Why Your Office Design Might Be Making You Cranky

If you’re feeling tense in your open office plan, it might not all be in your head. These team workstations and collaborative environments could be …

Technology Revolutionizing Workplace Wellness

Wellness in the workplace is a huge and growing trend these days. Makes sense, right? A healthier employee is a happier employee—and also a more …

Employee Engagement

What makes the perfect workplace?

Change in the property market is slow to respond to how many businesses now operate today, with flexible contracts and varied headcounts. Why? Well …

Facts About Standing Desks

ACCEPTABLE WORKING POSTURES<p>Monitors should be positioned at eye level and approximately arms’ length from your body. The primary monitor should be …