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 Health risks of prolonged sitting debunked Sitting for hours on end may not increase mortality risk as previous studies suggested. Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » How much energy do you burn at work? Wasting time and money 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. 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. The boss from hell? Shouting, screaming, swearing. Oh yes, and then there are the impossible deadlines and the blame-shifting. Is he or she the boss from hell? 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. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Cipla Nutrition- Dummies Guide to Enduro Prep 4 clever ways to stay active this winter Key signs you need a change in diet Clear your head with fast-acting, long-lasting Sinutab® Nasal Spray Live healthier PMS, depression & suicide » Don't let PMS get you down Symptoms of PMS Diagnosing PMS The link between PMS, depression and suicidal thoughts The symptoms of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) are similar to those of PMS, but generally more severe – and could include depression and even thoughts of suicide. A vegan marathon runner » Comrades: don't run if you're ill Fuel your body for the Comrades Running the Comrades Marathon on a vegan diet Donovan Will, who is training to run the Comrades Marathon, speaks to Health24 about his plant based diet and fears of getting injured ahead of the big race.