Home > Lifestyle > Healthy workplace > At the office At the office All sections in Healthy Workplace » Workplace Basics » At the Office » Dangerous Jobs » Employee Wellbeing » Health at work » Work and Stress » Work behaviour » Your new job » Workplace News 'Walking meetings' may boost employees' health and productivity Walking is known to have tremendous health benefits, and according to a study, converting office meetings to 'walking meetings' may raise physical activity considerably. Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » 6 ways sexy shoes damage your feet How much energy do you burn at work? Health risks of prolonged sitting debunked Sitting for hours on end may not increase mortality risk as previous studies suggested. Taking micro breaks at your desk - does it work? Studies have found that taking micro breaks at your desk can improve your work performance, reduce your fatigue as well as reduce your aches and pain. Office workers need to get on their feet New research suggests that office workers need to stand and move more frequently as part of their working day to prevent serious illness and premature death. Desks for success So you've learnt a few general tips on how to make your desk feng shui, but you have more specific career goals? Perhaps you are eyeing the boss's chair, or are desperate for a salary increase or maybe you just want to get on better with all the people in the office? You and public speaking At least one in every five people reading this has a deadly fear of public speaking. But you might have no choice. Here's how to master the art. Six ways to harness technology and be a better worker How do you harness technology, rather than letting it drive you mad? Here are six simple ways. How to get your 'A' game on at work Are you back at your desk, but feeling unfocused? Here are five steps to help you get back into the groove at work. New software aims to stop your job from killing you Sitting at a desk is seriously bad for your health, but it has to be done. This breakthrough new software offers a solution. What's it's really like to work in a call centre Calls to and from a call centre can drive you crazy - but here's what it's really like for people who work in one of these environments. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.