From risk of stroke and high blood pressure to inferior vena cava (IVC) filter complications, there are numerous effects on your health that you expose yourself to as an entrepreneur. In this role, you need to have an extreme amount of self-motivation, versatility and adaptability and be willing to go through many risks. The payoffs for being an entrepreneur are, admittedly, very large. However, the price you have to pay can be just as large, if not larger. Studies show that some of the most successful entrepreneurs also face the highest risk for stress-related diseases. Extended Seated Periods Sitting is the new kind of smoking. Some entrepreneurs, luckily, work outside in the field and spend precious little time sitting in their chairs and staring at a computer screen. Most entrepreneurs, however, spend much of their time sitting as they can run their entire business online. This is as a result of massive technological advancements. The average entrepreneur will work longer hours than the average hired person. This could be anything more than 60 hours a week. Spending such long periods of time staring at a computer means sitting in the same spot for very long periods of time. This can eventually lead to heart disease and mental illness. To save yourself from this, you’ll have to set up some kind of schedule for yourself that gives you ample time to do such things as stretch, take a walk and engage in other physical activities evenly throughout your day. There are plenty of furniture manufacturers who have also designed standing desks with bicycle pedals underneath to help you stay in shape as you work. Bad Quality Water Your body is at least 60 percent water. Your heart and brain, on the other hand, are each more than 70 percent water. It is obvious that water is essential to life. The problem, however, is that most Americans drink acidic water and eat acidic food that compromises their health. You need to drink water that promotes alkaline conditions in your body. Alkaline water can give you more energy, prevent disease, and…
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Your employees are stressed. And it has nothing to do with the work you’re giving them or the office politics or whose cubicle is 2 inches bigger than anyone else’s. Well, okay, that last one may be causing some additional stress… But the truth is financial stress is on the rise, and there’s no way […] The post Addressing Employees’ #1 Stressor Head-On appeared first on SmallBizClub.
The number of business owners suffering from mental health issues has rocketed in the last year thanks to late payments. Half of SME owners’ businesses – 23 per cent more than last year – have been teetering on the edge of bankruptcy or liquidation because they are being paid late. Over half (52 per cent) The post Late payments do growing damage to business owners’ mental health appeared first on Small Business.
As an entrepreneur, you simply can’t avoid all of the stress triggers in your life. However, what you can do is learn how to deal with it. In order to avoid the many health problems associated with stress, here are some of the steps you can take to relieve yourself of it. Improve Your Sleeping […] The post 6 Simple, Reliable Steps for Entrepreneurs to Relieve Stress appeared first on SmallBizClub.