We spend a great deal of time in our homes. Which is why I wanted to give you a list of tips on how I believe you can make your home healthier. I’m calling these my Ergonomic Tips for a Healthy New Year.
Improve Your Sleep – Gain Focus
Did you know sleep is the number one cause of either incredible health, or terrible health conditions? Lack of sleep can cause anxiety, depression, and all sorts of problems with our body. We recommend you get at least 6-8 hours of sleep depending on your lifestyle. If you’re not getting enough sleep, try experimenting until you get it right. Many people complain about not getting enough, but then fail to do anything meaningful about it.
Improve Your Posture – Find Pain Relief
If you’re feeling aches and pains in the morning and when you get off work at night, chances are your chair could use an upgrade. Poorly built chairs can cause our posture adapt – but in a bad way. Before you take your chair and throw it out with the garbage this Tuesday, try upgrading the seat. We recommend a gel seat cushion to improve the buffer between the seat and your rear end.
Drink More Water (or not)
Did you know you should drink a certain amount of water based on your weight? Of course your exercise level will vary, but your weight is a good baseline for how much water you should drink each day. Here’s a handy guide of weight to ounces of water so you don’t end up bloated.