Resources in Category: Health and Wellness

The Health and Wellness category is a compilation of informative and interesting articles related to staying healthy while working from home, wellness tips for busy professionals, and living a well-balanced, healthy life as a telecommuter and professional.

Home Remedies for People who Work From Home

Need an energy boost? There’s one in virtually every room of your house.

Where can you find an energy boost in your home when that dull feeling comes over you, but the work day isn’t over? What follows is a room-by-room glance.


How Working From Home Improved My Health

Work-at-home professionals have an edge over their office-going counterparts in the keeping healthy department.

One professional's story of how working from home after a decade of office jobs was the healthiest decision possible.


Get Stress Relief Through Self-Massage

Most people don’t have a massage therapist on call, so here are a few self-massage techniques you can use during quick breaks.

Tips on relieving yourself of tension headaches, aching shoulders, leg soreness, and tired hands so you can be a stress-free, productive professional!


5 Must-Haves for Exercising at Home

Don’t have time for a full-fledged workout? These are 5 must-haves for sneaking in some exercise.

Working at home doesn't mean you can't squeeze in a few crunches or laps at some point during the day. Incorporating a couple of the suggestions below can help get you started.


Food Portions: How Much Should You REALLY Be Eating?

There are a variety of bodily and household hints to help you slim down your helpings without using measuring instruments or long division. Here are 15 of them.

There are a variety of bodily and household hints to help you slim down your helpings without using measuring instruments or long division. Here are 15 of them.


How Owning a Horse Gave One Freelance Writer More Balance

Even the most dedicated workhorse needs to be able to kick up her heels and run with the wind every once in a while.

Pre-horse, there were times when I didn’t get out of the house for days at a time. Walking outside to pick up the newspaper began to seem unspeakably exciting, and chatting with a neighbor for five minutes was a social event. When my cabin fever got too strong, I would beg my husband to go somewhere, anywhere, with me, just to get out of the house.


Want to Reduce Your Stress? Try Knitting

Spend all day focusing on a computer? Chill out and ease your mind through knitting.

Knitting can help you flick that switch to "off," plus more and more information shows the benefits of knitting in reducing stress, depression and providing emotional support during times of crisis, as well as physical benefits due to age.


How to Meet People When You Work From Home Alone

Tips for telecommuters on meeting people, starting relationships, and finding love when you work by yourself all day.

How do home workers find love? According to the experts and overcomers we’ve polled, good cheer, a lot of soul searching and commensurate commitment is required of those who want to get out of the singles racket.


5 Tips to Better Your Concentration

How to put the moment's most important tasks into focus.

One of the most difficult aspects of working from home is the ability to focus. There are constant non-work-related interruptions – children, neighbors, parents -- and non-work-related duties – laundry, dishes, doctors’ appointments. The key is to concentrate in spite of them.