Tag Archive: office

Desk Dwellers

The Desk-Dweller’s Repair Plan

Tired of hunched shoulders, a sore back, and tight hips? These six moves are a great cure for the common computer slouch. There’s a monster in your home and it’s undermining your health. It’s in your car, and at the office, too. And at every restaurant or movie theater you visit.

Office Candy Bowl

How to Handle the Office Candy Bowl

The office candy bowl is a major challenge that I hear about from patients all the time. You may have the best of intentions for sticking to your healthy eating plan, only to get sidetracked by the big bowl of M&Ms in the break room, the delivery of cupcakes from a client, or the cake everyone is having for a co-worker’s birthday.

Zen at Work

Workplace Zen

We are all plugged up. Cell phones, blackberries, I-Pads, I-Pods and other electronic devices have erased the boundaries between work life and private life. At dinner we can switch from talking to our children about their day at school to answering an urgent message from a colleague in another time zone, to twittering about the awesome wine we’re drinking to skypeing with our boss whose away on a business trip. In the morning we immediately check one or all of our gadgets to make sure that even before we’ve had our first cup of green tea we feel a sense of urgency or dread that indicates that our workday has begun. It is now literally impossible to leave work at the office.