Is Your Nine to Five Taking a Toll on Your Body?

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If you spend your work day sitting in front of a computer screen you may be unknowingly causing serious harm to your body. As a graphic designer, I know all too well about the negative side effects of a desk job. On an average day I find myself sitting for at least 7 hours and I can honestly say that I have some of the world’s worst posture. I squirm and slouch, lean and tilt, and by the end of the day my back is hurting and my energy level is at an all-time low.

If you find yourself getting sucked into a laundry list of bad habits like me MAYBE it is time you do something about it!  Luckily I’ve discovered an essential life hack for fixing my poor posture at work – it’s called yoga.

By doing yoga a few times a week, I alleviate the major areas of tension in my back and at the same time minimize my stress levels. If you are looking to improve your mind and body here are a few exercises to get you started: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/07/yoga-desk-job_n_3707818.html

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