Staying Healthy While Working From Home

During the COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever are working from home. There are definitely some upsides to working from home. You can work in your pajamas or loungewear, and you can sometimes set your own hours. There are also some downsides, though. One of them is that your kitchen is right down the hall! It can be all too easy to snack all day long, and you may even begin to develop some couch potato habits. Consider these ways to stay fit while working from home. We know it is going to be difficult (we’ve packed on a good 20 pounds ourselves) but if we can implement these changes – we’re pretty sure you can too! ♥

Avoid Snacking

When you start to feel overwhelmed at work, you may immediately go to the kitchen to pick out a snack. You may be taking too many snack breaks throughout the day, and it may be affecting your waistline. Try to eat more nutritious breakfasts, lunches, and dinners so that you will be full and not tempted to reach for a bag of chips. If you still find yourself overindulging, do not buy unhealthy items at the grocery store. This way, it will be impossible for you to eat snacks that are bad for you.

Take Breaks

Being healthy is not only about the foods and drinks you are consuming. It is also about what you are filling your mind with. If you are having problems staying motivated or if you are feeling depressed, you may be overworking yourself. When you are working at home, it is easy to be in work mode all the time. You need to prioritize time for yourself, so make sure that you are taking needed breaks throughout the day. Try to put work aside whenever it is time for you to log off, and do not pick it back up until the next day. Do something you enjoy, like using vaping supplies from www.smokingthings.com.

Exercise While You Work

If you are having to listen in on a lot of online meetings but do not have to do much participation, you can use this to your advantage. Instead of sitting around being bored to death, consider using this time to exercise. Mute your phone unless you have to speak, or turn off your camera if it is a video meeting. You can do simple exercises like jumping jacks or stretches to recharge your mind and get your creative juices flowing.

Working from home has its perks, but there are also challenges you must overcome. Consider these ways to stay in your best shape even while working at your house.

Staying Healthy While Working From Home

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Kim is the CEO of Life in a House, proud mother to two great sons, and 2 beautiful granddaughters. She loves spur-of-the-moment road trips and weekend getaways to Norfolk and Virginia Beach. She has been blogging for over 17 years and focuses on family, home, and lifestyle topics. She loves hosting giveaways and putting together great gift guides for likeminded grands looking to spoil their grandkids. Her dream is to retire to a little cottage on the beach and spend her days collecting shells with her granddaughters.
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