Tips for Staying Healthy for Writers

simplyoj By simplyoj, 9th Mar 2015 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Freelance online writers are prone to health problems since they are working long hours with their computer workstations. Know more how to keep healthy while pursuing a writing career.

Online Writers Stay Healthy

Writers who writes one after another may become a workaholic not realizing the health dangers and bad habits. Most writers are prone to carpal tunnel syndrome, sight problems, back pain, ulcer, and being a chain smoker.

They say “health is wealth”. This is very true since how can we enjoy or function fully if our mind and body cannot. Oftentimes, health is neglected because of so many things to do or enable us to earn. But we need to realize that we might be spending in the future more than we have earned today. Here are some reminders on staying healthy for writers:

Get enough sleep
This is a common reminder for all of us, but nowadays, we are more awake than having a good sleep. Lack of sleep can affect our concentration and overall our performance.

Exercise regularly
Most writers sits on their workstation for longer hours either on their laptop or desktop. This may cause back pain and body aches. Having an interval and do some stretches will do a long way.

Time management
Without planning and proper time management can result to stress which causes a lot of health problems. It is always a challenge for online writers to be systematic and able to use time effectively without sacrificing health.

Keep a positive outlook in life
Staying positive will give writers more ideas and focus to be more productive in writing.


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author avatar Jerry Walch
9th Mar 2015 (#)

You give some very good advice in this piece, not just for writers, but for anyone who works from home via computers.

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author avatar yugasini
10th Mar 2015 (#)

thanks for sharing, have a nice day.

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author avatar Ptrikha
10th Mar 2015 (#)

Some very useful tips. Thanks for sharing.

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author avatar Nancy Czerwinski
11th Mar 2015 (#)

Great article! Thank you for sharing such a great tips.

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author avatar angel
14th Mar 2015 (#)

Nice one! May I add: go outdoors for awhile - scale a mountain, do river trekking, learn something new. Most of the time, ideas spring during those times and eventually, writers readily grasp them as subjects/topics to write about! Have fun writing!:)

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