10 ways to lead a healthy life in the office



Working long hours in an office may not be healthy. The levels of productivity demanded by companies today mean that more than ever you have to take care of yourself in order to be able to perform.

The demands of the current working world are high and reaching the levels of productivity demanded by companies is not always a simple task. In many cases, they are not even healthy. According to a survey carried out by the a famous portal, 53% of Colombians suffer from stress, 20% have suffered physical and psychological exhaustion due to overwork, 13% suffer from loss of appetite and 7% have come to suffer from depression.

To take care of you and not reach the limit of seeing your health damaged in your eagerness to do your work well, we present 10 ways to lead a healthy life in the office, published by the portal.

1. USE THE STAIRS

If you have to climb a floor to get to your office, leave the elevator and take the stairs. This will help improve your heart rate and circulation by taking care of your health.

2. TAKE MORE WATER

According to the WHO, it is convenient to consume at least two liters of mineral water per day to stay hydrated.

3. EAT CORRECTLY

If you do not get the necessary energy nutrients to cope with the day, you run the risk of losing concentration, feeling dizzy and even faint.

4. EAT A FRUIT IN THE MIDDLE AFTERNOON

Leave out the snacks that contain flour or artificial ingredients and eat some fruit.

5. TAKE A COFFEE CUP

Although it is not convenient to abuse caffeine, several studies show that a daily dose of coffee helps fight certain diseases such as diabetes and cancer.

6. RESPIRE DEEPLY

Take a few minutes in the day to do relaxation exercises that involve a slow abdominal breathing. This will help lower your anxiety and stress levels.

7. RELAX IT REGULARLY

Your body is not made to sit for long periods of time. Give it a rest and stretch at least every two hours.

8. A SHORT WALK AFTER LUNCH

Taking a short walk after lunch will help your digestion. In addition, you will not feel the sensation of characteristic tiredness that appears at the time of resuming the work.

9. TAKE A SMALL SIESTA

Numerous studies have shown that taking a short nap for 15 to 20 minutes during your break increases productivity levels.

10. BE MORE OPTIMISTIC

Recent research shows that there is a clear relationship between your mood and the way it affects your body. Smile as much as you can and relativize your problems.

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