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Hi! I’m Elise (a.k.a. The Healthy Desk Dweller)
I’m a full-time freelance writer, self-published author, blogger, and digital marketer. Needless to say, I spend a lot of time sitting on my derrière. Sometimes I even find myself mindlessly snacking due to stress. But I’m DETERMINED not to let my sedentary job be deterimental to my health and fitness.
The Latest Healthy Desk Dwelling Blog Posts…
How to Stand At a Standing Desk (And How Long to Stand) for the Best Health and Productivity Benefits
Standing desks are all the rage right now thanks to our modern, sedentary jobs that involve sitting for long periods in front of a computer. I just got my new standing desk converter, and I’m ready to blog about it! Here’s what I’ve learned so far and what I recommend.
10-Minute Yoga Sun Salutation Sequence Challenge (With Step-by-step Postures) to Energize and Strengthen Your Whole Body
Think you can’t get energized and in shape in just 10 minutes every morning? Think again! Yoga sun salutations are a perfect morning energizer that get the blood pumping, the muscles working, and the whole body stretched for the day.
When cravings strike, it can be seriously tough to resist them. Whether you’re eyeing a piece of chocolate cake, a gooey piece of cheesy pizza, or a bag of Doritos, willpower might not be enough to keep you from going for it. These foods can help! Try making them a regular part of your diet to help keep cravings away.
It’s getting hotter and hotter out there, but that’s no reason to chow down on too many hotdogs, burgers, and ice cream cones. These Ayurveda-inspired diet tips will help balance your mind and body throughout the hot, dry, active summer months.
Summer is creeping up and you might be wondering how you’re going to feel good about your body before it’s the height of the season. Well, there’s still time to get into shape! Use these tips to make the most out of the next few weeks and develop healthy workout habits you can stick to all summer long.
I’ve made this Greek yogurt veggie dip recipe at least a dozen times now. My goal with this Greek yogurt veggie dip was to encourage myself to replace my bad daytime snacking habit with more veggies. Since I work from home as a freelance writer, I have a bad habit of...
The Pomodoro Technique is a simple yet super popular time management tool you can use to sit less, move more, and do better work in a shorter amount of time. I love that it makes me so productive and encourages me to move my body frequently. Here’s how it works, plus some great ideas for moving during your breaks.
There’s work, and then there’s life. Or is there? Isn’t work part of life? If you’re wondering how to strike a good work-life balance, this list is for you. First, we’ll look at what work-life balance is really all about before diving into each tip.
As much as you’d probably like to ignore all the ugly, no-good effects of a sedentary life, it’s your responsibility to do what you need to do at your desk jobs to move your body as frequently as possible. Here are just 25 different ways you can target every major muscle in your body without even leaving your desk chair.
Ever get a hankering for something seriously salty and crunchy during that mid-afternoon period at work? This deliciously cheesy roasted chickpea recipe will keep you from grabbing a bag of pretzels or chips and spoiling your healthy diet. At just 210 calories per half-cup serving with tons of protein and fiber, it makes for a nutritious and filling snack.