Use this Eating Meditation to Upgrade Your Next Lunch Break

Use this Eating Meditation to Upgrade Your Next Lunch Break

Mindful eating is about focusing on the sensations of eating. All the smelling, tasting, chewing, and swallowing that goes into fuelling the body. Once you start to bring more attention to the act of eating, all of a sudden your unconscious eating habits become much more obvious. Eating too fast, eating to abate stress or boredom etc. When you are mindfully eating you are way more aware of the body’s hunger and fullness signals, and the “this is the food I really need” (or don’t need) signals…

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Having a work wife is the key to stress management in the office

Having a work wife is the key to stress management in the office

Chronic stress plays a major role in absenteeism, illness, depression, anxiety and irritability. Without strong personal connections, this chronic stress can run rampant. More and more studies show that your work relationships help to mitigate chronic stress. So your work wife/husband/pal is like the magic wand for good health and a valuable part of your work experience.

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Updating Your Office Ergonomics for a Healthy Spine

Updating Your Office Ergonomics for a Healthy Spine

Today is the day that we bring a global awareness to health. There are so many things that go in to good health. Both mental and physical, and today we are focusing on how sitting is becoming one of the biggest challenges to our health.

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Front of the neck stretch

Front of the neck stretch

The front of the neck/chest area gets tight when our shoulders hunch forward - for a multitude of reasons like… prolonged sitting to bracing in cold weather. Sound familliar??!? So the little muscles like the scalenes and SCM get a bit cranky. This can then create a negative loop because these muscles are also the culprit in shallow breathing. So take a little break from what you are doing, rest your eyes, stretch your anterior neck and follow up with a few rounds of deep belly breaths!

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