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 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. 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 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. 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. 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? “ Latest comment on Health24 Billy Levin says... There is gross ignorance and major neglect regarding ADHD, world wide! Misconceptions abound . Yet when treated by real experts, results are major. What happens when kids with ADHD take Ritalin and Concerta? ” 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? load more articles advertisement From our sponsors What could happen in the next 37 seconds? Dehydration at a glance Advertorial: Understanding the dangers of blood clots Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Live healthier Make a change and get moving! » The dangers of blood clots Fit people live longer Exercise is key to health in old age How you can get moving Fee like a useless lump of laziness just laying on the couch? Fear not, there's hope for you! Here's how you can get active. Up for grabs! » To vape or not to vape? Twisp's new range of e-cigs Discover your Twisp Win one of the 3 new devices from Twisp! Now you can stand a chance of winning one of the 3 new devices, as well as flavours and accessories worth R2000 each!