5 Ways to Stop Your Cubicle From Killing You

by Nicole Weber | March 11, 2015

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5 Ways to Stop Your Cubicle from Killing You

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Are you dying a slow death at work?

Back pain, carpal tunnel, insomnia, headaches… all of these common complaints of the modern day office worker can easily be traced back to the unhealthy sedentary lifestyle most of us are living. Hunching over a keyboard all day can leave you with back pain for the rest of your life; lack of sunlight can disrupt your sleep cycle and contribute to a myriad of other health problems. Many companies provide ergonomic desk equipment and design their floor plans so that employees can enjoy natural light. But even in the best situation, office life isn’t what our bodies were meant to do. Here are some tips to save your body from atrophying before your boss’s eyes. 

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Read More:

Face It, We're Cubed
Cube Life is Killing Me
13 Reasons You’re Sleep-Deprived (NYMag)
The Slouchproof Desk (NYMag)
You're Losing Sleep Just by Working in a Windowless Cubicle (Bloomberg)
Depression risk for workers starved of light (Daily Telegraph)

Filed Under: Workplace Issues

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