Charlie Lawrence

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How wellness is shaping office design

We know that sitting in front of a computer screen all day doesn’t do our health any favours, but recent research published in The Lancet has again …

Standing Desks

How Consistent Exercise Makes You More Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Exercise may be something that you say there is no time for in your daily schedule. It is important to make it a part of your daily routine to increase …

North Bay’s best workplaces named

98 Best Places to Work in the North Bay named<p>August 17, 2016<p>2016 winners<p>The winners are, listed alphabetically:<p>Adobe Associates Inc.<br>• Arrow Benefits …

Ergonomics

121 Employee Wellness Program Ideas Your Team Will Love

Employee wellness programs have become a staple in many companies as a way to attract top talent, keep them happy and productive, and decrease …

How to Design an Office Space That Inspires Healthy Work Habits

PSFK speaks to Flavorpill Founder Sascha Lewis about creating a space that keeps people happy, energized and focused

Energized

Workplace Wellness: A New Priority

Companies Increasingly Value Workplace Wellness<p>Workplace wellness has become a priority in recent years as companies focus their attention on gaining …

The Workplace

'World's healthiest workplace' is unveiled in Melbourne

For some time now, the most talked about workplace issue has been wellbeing. Where once firms sought ways of using office design to solve a …

The Workplace

Feeling good, thanks to my standing desk

After years of running, I always thought my knees would go.<p>But I never suspected that it would be my back that would kick me.<p>Used to be that I would …

Exercise

14 design tricks for a highly productive workspace

There are a wealth of tricks out there designed to narrow focus and improve concentration, but one of the most effective methods could be a simple desk makeover.<p>It turns out small fixes — using a decorative mug or adding a green plant to you desk — can go a long way. Taking the time to make your …

A healthy office space is fundamental for success

Over one million people in the UK suffer from work-related illnesses every year, according to a recent study from the Institute of Health and Care …

Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?

Mental Health

Why open offices aren’t the answer

Kristen had finally landed her dream job as an auditor for a large San Francisco-based managed care consortium. She was ecstatic. She loved the position’s competitive pay, ample vacation and parking reimbursement.<p>Things couldn’t have been any better — that is, until her first day on the job when …

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7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Posture at Work

Image: Flickr Eric Schmuttenmaer/Calsidyrose<p>You're slouching right now, aren't you? Don't worry, it's something we all do.<p>However, studies have shown …

Now Doctors Are Prescribing Walks In The Park To Get Us Off Our Butts

Get outside already. With Park Rx, it’s what the doctor ordered.<p>When Dr. Robert Zarr wants to help kids with obesity and diabetes in Washington D.C., he doesn’t just order in another set of pills. He looks up a database of green spaces and asks his patients if they’ve been outside recently. Then he …

National Parks

LPL Financial Celebrates the Opening of its Sustainable Office Tower in San Diego - Press Release

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014<p>LPL Financial LLC, the nation's largest independent broker-dealer, an RIA custodian, and a wholly-owned …

Citizen Journalism

How to Create a Positive Workplace Culture

March 21, 2014 | Filed under: Business | Posted by: admin<p>By Bill Sims, Jr.<p>Creating a positive workplace culture is extremely important to cultivating …

Sit More, And You're More Likely To Be Disabled After Age 60

The more you sit, the less physically active you are, which can lead to all sorts of health problems, including an early death.<p>But too much sitting increasingly looks like a health risk all its own. Researchers at Northwestern University say that for people 60 and older, each additional hour a day …

Sitting is sabotaging our health: Stand up for yourself

Sitting is the new smoking.<p>That’s the buzz ricocheting around health circles, as a growing mountain of medical research decries our national …

CannonDesign

For Innovation: Culture Trumps Office Design

by Jorge Barba<p>Innovation Labs, either accelerators or corporate bunkers, are now becoming commonplace. As a result, workspace design is …

LOOK: Another Scary Health Risk Of Too Much Sitting

Here's even more incentive for older people to limit the amount of time they spend sitting each day.<p>New research published in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health shows an association between each extra hour of time spent sitting, and an increased risk of disability. Plus, researchers found …

8 Fundamental Ergonomic Principles for Better Work Performance

Have you ever heard the term, “ergo eyes”?<p>It’s an expression that means seeing the world through the lens of <b>fundamental ergonomic principles</b>. Once …

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