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7.05.16
10 Ergonomic Fixes for Your Work Space
  Aching back, stiff neck, frequent headaches, wrist pain, eye strain, sore feet, swollen ankles, drained energy: these are just a few of the physical problems you can suffer when your work environment is working against you. Try these easy changes — the first 5 are for sitting work, the next 3 for standing work, the last 2 for everybody.   1. Check your chair height. When you sit at your desk with your hands on the keyboard, your forearms and thighs should be parallel to the floor. If the chair is too high and feet are left dangling, the pressure on your thighs will cut off circulation to your legs. Too low, and you'll end up with wrist and neck strain. If adjusting the chair to proper keyboard level makes it too high for your feet, use a small stool.   2. Check your chair depth. You should be able to sit all the way back so that the chair back supports your spine, and still have at least 4" of space between the front edge of the seat and your calves. If the chair seat...
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6.27.16
Essentials in an Office Snack Drawer
  When the mid-afternoon munchies strike, stay away from the vending machine and reach for these healthier options instead. They can all live happily in your snack drawer for at least a day or two, no refrigeration necessary.   Protein Protein is best for long-term hunger prevention, so you won't need another snack until dinner. They also don't cause blood sugar spikes and crashes like carbs. Try: Protein bar (but check labels for sugar content) Nuts and/or seeds Jerky (now available in lots of options, thanks to the Paleo Diet movement) String cheese   Carbs Carbs deliver a fast fix of mental or physical energy. Whether you crave sweet or salt, there's a high carb snack for you: Dried fruit (raisins, banana chips, etc.) Fresh fruit/veggies that have long shelf-life (apples, pears, oranges, carrots) Dark chocolate bar with at least 60% cacao (less fat, more antioxidants) Rice cakes Veggie chips Pretzels (also low in calories)   Fiber High fiber...
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6.20.16
Cool DIY Ways to Makeover Your Cubicle
  Is your dull, dreary cubicle dragging you down? It's not all in your head — studies show that environment has a major influence on mood, which has a big impact on productivity. Here are our favorite ways to personalize a soulless workspace.   Wall decor. Cover up that depressing grey fabric by thumbtacking posters, framed art, wallpaper, gift wrap, a calendar, a wall clock, etc. Other ways to hang decor include over-the-rail hooks and clothespins on swags of string. Just make sure none of your hang-ups are NSFW.   Colorful accessories. Pick one or two colors and use them to coordinate everything from your pencil cup to picture frames. If you can't find the color you want, get a can of plastic paint from the craft store.   Binder clip magic. How many things can you create with clips? Look what this guy did!   Hard surface brighteners. Metal and plastic parts such as your desk or computer can also be jazzed up with removable products that won't damage paint....
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