Do Screens Up = Being Zoned Out?

Perhaps you saw the photos making the rounds on the web. Children with vacant eyes, empty stares, and just generally zoned out. Photo credit: Donna Stevens The collection of images, called Idiot Box, were captured by photographer Donna Stevens. She snapped shots of children while they were watching television. As Stevens explains, she “hopes to explore the darker […]

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How to Make Meetings Suck Less

You knew it was coming. You heard your co-worker talking about it earlier. Then the invite finally hits your inbox. “Invitation: Team Meeting @ Wed. 3:00pm – 4:00pm” You sigh and roll your eyes. One hour! You were so hoping for thirty minutes. With no choice, you accept your fate and respond “yes.” Most employees will attend an astonishing 62 meetings […]

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Taking a Seat During Your Day With a Treadmill Desk

We know that many of you are ready to throw their chairs out the window and never look back at sitting again. While we applaud your enthusiasm, we always encourage our treadmill desk users to slowly integrate the Rebel Treadmill 1000 into their workday. Just like you shouldn’t sit all day, it’s also best not to walk […]

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Standing Desks – Not Just for Grown-Ups!

Just like you dread having to spend 8+ hours sitting in an uncomfortable chair, so too do students who have to sit at school. Students end up sitting in small, uncomfortable plastic chairs with a desk attached to them. Forgot what those chairs look like? Here’s a picture! As extracurricular activities take the back burner […]

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Keys to Building a Successful Team in Your Office

Workplace experience for employees today is just as important as commute time or even salary requirements. Enjoying your job, having a good morale every day, and team members that you enjoy working with can be an integral part of a successful business. Having a great office environment can be an essential recruiting tool when you’re looking […]

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Anxiety? Breath In, Out, and Stand Up.

Your day can have lots of stressors. Job stress, family stress, money stress, and more can pile up on your shoulders and weigh you down. Anxiety can be as slight as a stomach ache, or as intense as a panic attack that can feel like a heart attack. The way you manage stressful moments can be the answer to how […]

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The Back Pain Problem Your Chair is Responsible For

You’ve probably done a Google search for “how to get rid of back pain.” You’ve probably done that search while sitting in your office chair. Back pain affects 8 out of 10 people, so you’re not the only one trying to find stretches, yoga poses, ergonomic back massaging chairs, or even a massage therapist for your […]

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Why Companies NEED Healthy Employees!

Guest Post By Office Vibe Cofounder Jeffrey Fermin When we talk about health, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Those people you see with abs on those magazines at the grocery store? The crossfit aficionados flexing and uploading new pics of their WOD’s at 6am? Everyone has a different opinion on what is […]

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The Secret to Getting Rid of Back Pain

Do you suffer from back pain? Join the club – it’s 65 million strong! That’s right. An estimated 65 million Americans suffer from back pain. Back pain is the second most common reason that American dial up their doctors. For one-third of back pain sufferers, treatment will be unsuccessful and the pain will become chronic. Many […]

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Traveling Would Be Better With Standing Desks

Work travel often is a hassle. Long lines, plane delays, and uncomfortable hotel beds. One of the hardest parts of travel is leaving behind your regular office space.  If you’re used to standing and walking during the work day, then you especially might find yourself wishing you had a way to walk or stand while you […]

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