5 Amazing Tips for Being Healthy If You Have A Desk Job

In today’s time, you spend a considerable portion of the day at your workstation.  It is where you do everything-- from working, brainstorming, taking calls, indulging in snacking and gossiping. This sedentary lifestyle makes you vulnerable to many chronic health challenges. Despite realizing the importance of a healthy life, you might feel helpless, because that’s how your job is.

To lead a healthy life, you can follow some easy tips that can help you keep many health issues at bay. So, here are five healthy life tips to consider-

 

Take a Stroll

The human body is designed to move. No matter how comfortable you make your workstation by using a laptop stand or cushioning your chair, your body is still not getting the required movement that it needs. As a result, you may experience fatigue, back pain, and obesity, which may further lead to other serious health problems.

To beat your sedentary lifestyle, you must take a stroll habitually for about 5 to 10 minutes, to take a break from work. Ditch habits like using your phone or conversing with adjacent colleagues and get up to move your body. This will help you keep problems like obesity, cholesterol, and osteoporosis at bay.  

 

Exercise your Eyes

Sitting at your desk, you stare at the laptop screen for a significant part of your workday. Exposure to harmful rays and the light causes you to experience eye strain, fatigue, dryness, and even irritation.

This may affect your vision in the long run and lead to recurrent headaches, anxiety, anaemia, and restlessness. You may even develop near-sightedness or far-sightedness as a result of continually working on your laptop. Therefore, in between work, give rest to your eyes by doing simple exercises like palming, frequent blinking, and looking into the distance. You may even use eye drops once or twice after consulting your doctor. This will keep your eyes healthy, and your vision clear.

 

Stretch

If taking a stroll is not possible or if you wish to supplement that with an easy to do exercise, then stretching is the way to go. Stretch your arms, hands, and legs while sitting itself, as that will improve blood flow within the body instantly. This exercise will also drive away lethargy and improve your mood.

Stretching decreases muscle stiffness, improves flexibility and will keep various pains and aches away. So, str

etch daily to create a healthy life for yourself.

 

Indulge in Healthy Snacking

Snacking in between work is commonplace. Most of you munch on fried snacks and biscuits and even order junk food from outside to satisfy your cravings. But if you want to enjoy a healthy life, then ditch these unhealthy snacks as these may only be doing more harm to your body than any benefit.

A healthier choice would be to eat healthy snacks like nuts, oats, multi-grain biscuits, poha, fruits, vegetable salads, and roasted Chana. Carry small portions of these things to avoid temptation of eating unhealthy food. Eating healthy snacks will not only satisfy your hunger but will also give your body the much-needed nutrition in between meals.

 

Stay Hydrated

Tea and coffee are what keep you going on with your work. However, since these are caffeinated drinks, consuming such beverages may reduce water content in your body. To create a healthy life, you must keep yourself hydrated. Replace caffeinated drinks with water or fresh juice long while you’re working. Also, keep a bottle and glass handy – making sure that you have at least six to eight glasses of water throughout the day.    

 

Stay Healthy and Upbeat

Your work-life may demand extended hours at your desk. However, you cannot let your work ruin your health. You must balance your work with the abovementioned tips to enjoy a healthier work-life balance.  Along with this, you must secure your, as well as your family’s health by purchasing the appropriate health insurance cover. Together, your active lifestyle and health insurance coverage can help deal with most illnesses and their associated treatment costs efficiently.

So, adopt good habits to create a healthy life and get yourself insured to stay a step ahead of health challenges.  

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