Work standing up! Historical figures that stood at work

Work standing up! Historical figures that stood at work

Some of the smartest people have routines and methods for being creative. Some like to get in a car and drive for inspiration. Other immerse themselves in water. These are not practical examples for most people but the following list of writers, creators and world changers worked best while standing. Their creativity was helped by their improved posture and overall well-being thanks to not being slumped over a desk. Work standing up and see how it can improve your working life! Ever wondered how great minds think and how what they use to aid the thought process? Many creative people have used standing desks as aids to more productivity at work. Working while seated (in a sedentary job) can be antagonistic to the creative process. Sitting puts the body in an unnatural position. The slumped over posture and rounded spine is reminiscent of how animals and humans showed submission and fear throughout evolution. When you're afraid the body sends out hormonal responses. You protect the most important parts of the body by folding over and making yourself smaller. Hunching over at work sends signals to the body and brain that are similar signals (to a lesser effect) to the ones our ancestors experienced when faced with an aggressor or stressful situation. The creative juices don't flow when we're afraid, except perhaps for figuring out clever ways to escape. Obviously, stressed cannot perform their life's best work. People that have bodies stressed from sitting all day will not harness the full power of their potential. Stand up and see how you feel. Can you think more effectively? Can you write with...