on The Creative Penn:
Authors are often challenged by the sedentary nature of our work.
Dr. Brent Wells offers four questions to consider when you’re wanting to make sure you take good care of your body.
Writers spend an inordinate amount of time sitting at their desks, typing away on their latest masterpiece. For those of you who use scheduling to boost your productivity, you already know how many hours you spend working at your craft. You hardly ever move from your sedentary position when the words are flowing. What could this mean for your long-term health?
A sedentary lifestyle takes a serious toll on your body and lifespan. Research is consistently showing that our creative lifestyle has far-reaching consequences that we need to address immediately.
Let’s take a closer look at how writing affects your health and what you can do to correct it.