5 ways in which you can lead a healthy office life
Office hours form the significant part of our day; ranging from anywhere between 8 to 10 hours. In fact, in metro cities like Delhi and Mumbai where offices are far and apart, working professionals take around 2-3 hours to reach their office. If you add this to the mix, then around 12 out of your 24 hour daily cycle are dedicated to work. This leaves very little time and space for you to allot to any other important aspects of your life such as Health.
Such time-constraints often lead working professionals to allot little to almost no time to look after their health. As a result, today several medical studies have found health problems such as Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Heart ailments strike during early 30’s of working population. But, is looking after your health along with keeping up your busy professional schedule surely becomes a daunting task; but it’s a task that you must take up as health issues will surely impact your work life and performance.
So, if you want to lead a healthy office life, here are few tips and suggestions that you can follow within your office premises.
Ask any medical professional and the first thing he will tell you to stay healthy is to stay hydrated. This rule becomes even more important during your office hours, as in the hectic schedule of endless meetings, client calls and deadlines; something as simple as picking up a glass of water becomes quite difficult. A human body is primarily made up of fluids and therefore these fluids need to be recharged at regular intervals to avoid fatigue. Therefore, make sure you keep a water bottle always on your work desk and also keep it handy if you are going out for meetings. If the bottle is around, chances are you will take a sip and keep yourself recharged.
Cut down your Coffee intake
The majority of working population in India starts their day with a hot cuppa tea or coffee; this is again followed by another cup as soon as they reach office and then again during a mid-day break. And this cycle continues throughout the day. While a hot cup of tea and coffee may give you that instant kick in the long run it wears you down and makes you more feel more tired. Sugar and Caffeine are simulants, which essentially means that they create...