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 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. Down syndrome kids’ message to future moms » Join Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe to the newsletter » Ask CyberShrink » A day in the life of a rural doctor in SA Wasting time and money 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. 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. 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? Does your desk make you sick? New research shows what workers have known for years: combining long hours, poor posture and clutter can make you sick. 10 tips to avoid work-related backache Here are a few easy tips that will help you to adjust your work space to avoid lower back pain, headaches and other common work-related injuries. “ Latest comment on Health24 Jon Low says... No doubt that Zuma will do what he always does: appoint another task team. That's it. All done. Pour me another one. How prepared is South Africa for an Ebola outbreak? ” Focus despite the furore You work in an open-plan office that’s a cocktail of distractions. How are you supposed to get any work done? A healthy back at your desk National Back Week is from 6 to 12 September and offers the opportunity to take a closer look at preventing the back ailments affecting so many people. Chairs, phones and other enemies of your back From the minor but persistent twinge to the white-hot sort that lances up your spine, defying description and limiting movement, we’ve all had back pain. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Occlusal disease - a modern day dental problem The importance of choosing the best life insurance for you Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Breakfast like a King Live healthier Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert. Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills.