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Overview

The Key Issues

Today, the work environment for most business professionals is characterized by the following:
·         Sedentary lifestyle The work is largely deskbound. Any movement required is generally through automated means, such as motorized vehicles, elevators, escalators, etc.
·         Performance pressures Ever tightening deadlines, long working hours, increasing workloads and increasing competition. The pressure is further enhanced by increasing job insecurities in the corporate world.
The above two factors have direct influences on the health and wellness of the present business professionals in the following manner:
·         Lack of physical activities increases the risks of diseases such as obesity, diabetes, and heart diseases.
·         Hectic schedules often lead to unhealthy eating habits, which further increase the risks of these diseases.
·         Work related stress can lead to several negative effects on the physical as well as mental wellness of a person. It can lead to unhealthy habits such as smoking or excessive alcohol drinking, which further aggravate health risks. It can have a negative impact on relationships, which can lead to a downward spiral of increased stress.
·         Long hours of sitting on the desk and working on a computer can lead to orthopedic issues such as neck pain, back pain and hand pain.

The Solution

The good news is that solution is quite simple and practical.   If these business professionals can incorporate the following principles in their life, it can reduce their risk of sickness by 95%:
·         Eat 5 fruits and vegetables a day
·         Maintain healthy body weight
·         Exercise at least 30 minutes a day
·         Give up smoking
·         Give up drinking or stay at moderate levels
·         Get at least 7 hours of sleep per day

Overcoming the Hurdles (Ways to incorporate Wellness Habits in Daily Routine for a Business Professional)

The hectic pace of modern life, long formed habits and lack of a support structure are the biggest hurdles in following even the above simple principles. In this web site, our endeavor is to help you overcome these hurdles by providing you the following tips:
·         How to eat healthy food even in a hectic professional life
·         How to have adequate physical activities within your existing work schedule
·         How to avoid back, neck, and hand pains
·         How to handle stress
·         Consultation with Wellness Professionals without having to travel, i.e. online consultation with qualified professionals such as:
-    Dieticians
-    Physical Trainers
-    Yoga Trainers
-    Psychologists
-    Super Specialists 

·         Tools for assessing your health, setting goals and tracking your progress