The end of one calendar year and the beginning of the next is often a time for reflection and goal setting for individuals. It can be easy to avoid New Year’s Resolutions, as they are so often unmet. However, creating a few, tangible goals for the new year isn’t a bad thing. As you look to create more productivity in your life this year, we at TrueNorth believe we have a line of standing desks that can assist in making that happen. Here are 4 tips for a Productive New Year:
While most everything on this list is better served if focused on throughout the year, the start of January is a good time to get into gear. Standing desks can significantly decrease lower neck and back pain for office employees. For many office employees, these ailments can be very debilitating. Finding ways to decrease chronic pain and increase overall fitness is a key component to maintaining a healthier lifestyle this year. If you have found it difficult to prepare healthy meals to eat at your sit to stand desk, consider registering for a prepared meal program that delivers healthy, fresh foods to you on a weekly basis. Healthy living works to improve your personal life, and also increases your productivity and satisfaction in your professional life.
Proper Self Care
If you are planning to take care of business this year, you need to first make sure that you are taking care of yourself. Self care is an important step in maintaining a productive and healthy year. Self care includes ensuring time for exercise and healthy eating, but it also goes further than that. Invest in ergonomic office furniture and maintain consistent and reasonable working hours. It’s suggested that using a standing desk for 4-5 hours per day decreases chances of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Proper self care – through meal planning, quality social interactions, ergonomic office furniture, and mental health – can increase your productivity throughout the work week.
Productive people are generally happy people. Community engagement and significant social interactions play a huge role in an individual’s health and happiness. This year, it’s important to ensure that you have positive social interactions and relationships, outside of work. Within work, it’s important to engage in collaborative, team environments. The standing desks available through TrueNorth are able to fit together to create collaborative, pod-like spaces for team members to work.
Goal setting is always an important aspect of the new year. Whether you have an extensive, detailed strategy for creating goals, or if the new year is simply a time of reflection, this is a great time to gear up for 2017. Set goals that are realistic and attainable for your personal and professional life. Make sure that you are arriving and leaving work at the same time every day, that your standing desk remains organized and clean, and that you snack on healthy foods throughout the day.
At TrueNorth, we create a quality line of standing desks that are built with expert craftsmanship and user satisfaction in mind. Our standing desks meet or exceed ANSI/BIFMA standards, and each one comes with a 5 year limited warranty. Built within the United States and with 8 styles to choose from, you will not be disappointed with our line of sit to stand desks. Contact us today to learn more about our standing desks, and to speak with a representative about your first order.