The art of sitting or standing up straight might seem like something out of a 1950s etiquette class, but it actually plays an important role in staying energised and efficient throughout your day at the office. Here's why:
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Health and home weblog Real Simple claims that by slouching, our body takes in as much as 30 per cent less oxygen than we'd take in with good posture. When we sit slumped over (which is easy to do if you spend a great deal of time at the computer), we aren't just harming our posture, but our bodies ability to keep our energy up.
Next time you you're feeling a little down in the dumps or need a little boost at work, check to see if your chin is up and your shoulders are back (or try other methods to fix your PC posture). It could mean the difference between making your workday frumpy or fabulous.
9 Energy Boosters [Real Simple]