Another top tip for a healthy 2016 at work…………..Listen to your body and take regular breaks. Your body will tell you when it needs a rest…don’t ignore it! When the brain becomes tired it begins to work less, so give it a break and this will improve efficiency.
Happy New Year from Poppy and everyone at DSEasy!! Make a New Year’s resolution that will really make a difference. Set up your workstation correctly and know where to ‘draw the line’. Maintain this perfect posture as demonstrated by Poppy…start as you mean to go on!
Standing or sitting for long periods of time can take a toll on your muscles. To prevent or reduce stiffness and pain, try simple office stretches throughout the day. Here is one idea…a chest stretch •Place your hands behind your head. •Squeeze your shoulder blades together, bringing your elbows back as far as possible. •Hold…
Taking regular breaks at work will make you happier, more focused and more productive. A break will stop you getting bored, and actually help you to retain the information you have taken in. Letting your brain ‘diffuse’ is sometimes what is need to solve difficult or new problems. Breakthroughs that seem to come out of…
The best chair has an adjustable seat height. Adjust it so that your feet rest on the floor (or on a footrest), your legs form a 90-degree angle at the knees, and your thighs are parallel to the floor. It should have good lumbar support and a back tilt adjustment so that you can sit…
See how DSEasy can pay for itself and reduce inefficiency, in a very short period of time. https://www.hub-4.co.uk/dseasy-cost-benefit-analysis/
Recent studies show prolonged sitting increases the risk of heart disease by 147%, diabetes by 112%, obesity and musculoskeletal symptoms. Computer users can do things to minimalise these risk, including taking regular breaks away from the desk and S-R-E-T-C-H-I-N-G!!!
Some physical indications that your employee may be developing an MSD……..Numbness, burning, pain, tingling, aching and stiffness. Be proactive rather than REACTIVE with DSEasy https://www.hub-4.co.uk/dse-training/ https://www.hub-4.co.uk/dse-training/
A desk stretch idea to boost energy and alertness during the working day…. Loosen the hands with “air circles” •Clench both fists, stretching both hands out in front of you. •Make circles in the air, first in one direction, to the count of ten. •Then reverse the circles. •Shake out the hands.
Do you eat lunch at your desk? Getting up and stretching should be an integral part of your day . http://blog.gotomeeting.co.uk/2015/05/22/heres-why-we-shouldnt-be-eating-lunch-at-our-desks.html?utm_source=blogemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=blog_update_email&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRolu63NcO%2FhmjTEU5z16u8pW6awgJ541El3fuXBP2XqjvpVQcVgNLnHRw8FHZNpywVWM8TIKNATt9R6LQzrCms%3D