Tag: Health

  • Ulnar Neuropathy: A Hidden Hazard of Writing

    Did you know it’s possible to injure yourself while sitting quietly at a desk, tapping away at your keyboard? Probably not. Until the other day, this idea would have been news to me, too.¬†Then I learned about¬†ulnar neuropathy (compression of the ulnar nerve)…the hard way. To save you from similar discomfort, I thought I’d share…

  • Update on Fighting Butt-In-Chair Syndrome

    So I’ve been at my BIC Syndrome makeover challenge for almost two months now, and¬†I thought it was about time I give you the promised update. To be honest, I’ve been putting off doing so, because it has been way more of a challenge than I anticipated…and frankly, I’m not impressed with my results so…

  • Fighting Back Against BIC (Butt-in-Chair) Syndrome

    For an author, the BIC (Butt in Chair) philosophy is sound advice.¬†¬†You can’t write a book (or anything else for that matter) unless you’re sitting down at your computer or with your notepad. But if you’re spending long hours there, you may be putting your health at serious risk. According to a Mayo Clinic article,…