ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KTVI)- The workplace can be a fairly stressful and unhealthy space for people to spend eight hours a day at.
Dr. Matt. Bruckel of Total Access Urgent Care has some tips to make your work space happier and those days at work a bit brighter.
Tips to a healthy work space:
~1. Remind Yourself to Sit Less - Not only good physically, but studies show it can increase productivity-WALK AROUND
~2. Try a Standing Desk
~3.Add a plant - great way to inspire creativity and wellness
~4. Display personal items (a few) - can reduce stress and dissatisfaction. Avoid cluttering your space, but personal photos can lift your mood.
~5. Stop eating at your desk - have a dedicated area where you go to get a break during the day to reset your brain. This will increase productivity.
~Paint your walls green
~Pay attention to posture
~Take your pet to work
~Adjust your lighting