Surviving a Sedentary Job

by PP Editor

I read recently on Buffer that; According to Dr. David Agus, five or more hours of sedentary sitting is the health equivalent of smoking a pack and a quarter of cigarettes. Scary…. Reading, writing and creating on a computer makes for big chunks of sedentary time. You are probably reading this post sitting down right now. Any idea on how long you have been in your seat for? We here at Purple Patch are cultivating a more mindful approach to the time we spend at work and what can be done to improve our work life experience. The buffer article with evidence goes on to explain the benefits of simply standing up from your desk every 20 minutes will help avoid any of the negative side effects of a sedentary job. Standing whilst working is on the increase too but the same as when sitting, posture is crucial. Screen height and angle, table height etc… Please follow the link below for the full article and the various Healthy Ways ways to survive a sedentary job.