Sometimes I pay dearly…
If I’m not careful and conscious, I can spend too much time working away on something (like this blog) on the computer.
Strained eyes, stiff neck and when I get up, protesting knees.
I have opted to carry out a new strategy. I am going to get up every
half-hour hour, with the intention of easing eye-strain, neutralizing neck pain and kneading knees with movement. It could be anything from dusting the coffee table, to getting the mail or chopping some veggies. I may even put on some music and do a little dance!
Movement also helps you with learning, problem-solving and creativity.
How about you? Which strategies do you use to make sure your sitting still doesn’t stiffen your self?
If that isn’t reason enough, here’s another one: Sitting Linked to Cancer.
Thanks to Michael Zacharewski for the image.