October 04, 2021 2 min read
Indeed, a work-from-home setup has conveniences, but the seemingly endless working hours have thrown mental and physical wellness off a cliff. The long periods of work combined with extended screen time, bad posture, and several other factors have given rise to neck strain, shoulder ache, back pain, exhaustion, and overall tiredness. This sedentary lifestyle has been only adding to already existing health issues and problems. Here’s what you can do:
EFFECTIVE TIPS TO BEAT THE WORK-FROM-HOME STRESS
Even if you haven’t been working from your bed or couch, you are still prone to experience discomfort due to excessive sitting. Low activity levels can cause numbness in the legs and stiffness in the body. Do a few reps of standing roll downs and try to reach the ground with your hands a little more with each roll down. Stay there for a few counts before coming up. Pectoral stretch with a wall or a doorway is another good stretch for desk workers. Place your on the wall and maintain the gap as you stand with your palms well planted. Stand wide. Now, hinge from your hips to go deep into the stretch and breathe through it.
Consumption of caffeine late in the day is one of the primary reasons for poor sleep quality. Do not consume any form of caffeinated drink after 4 pm in the evening. Try to replace your coffee with green tea or black tea. Water goes a long way when it comes to refreshing our minds without causing any dehydration.
Before sleeping, a good shower with a hot shower can help you relax while opening up your muscles and releasing the tension. Add some bath salts and use a scented, soothing body wash for a spa-like sensation. It’s okay to take long showers. Once you are done, moisturize and massage the lotion/ oil of your choice deeply within your skin. If you have an eye mask, you can use that as you sit back and relax or try placing some ice on your eyes to take the stress of long screen time away.
Junk food not only adds to your weight but also causes irritability, mood swings, impaired digestion, among other problems. Most of the time, you aren’t hungry, just dehydrated, and your mind translates it into hunger pangs. Replace your snack with healthier alternatives such as fruits, mini salads, smoothies, veggies with dip, popcorn, among other things.
Sometimes even self-care can feel like a task as your tight schedule makes it impossible to make time for yourself. A smart system like the EMF Harmonized body relief patchcan dramatically reduce stress and body discomfort as you push yourself through the day. All you need to do is place these patches at targeted areas and wear them consistently for 48-72 hours for effective treatment.
A lack of work-life balance can take a lot away from your health. It’s important to realize that only with your health intact will you be able to work better. If you would like to experience the benefits of our body relief patches, browse our website now.
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