Diary #31 – Taking A Freaking Stand
I can’t even tell you how much of a good decision this was. I had “slightly sore feet” after the first day and have only felt great every day since. I actually do just stand more in general! Which is a strange sentence to hear yourself saying. But it’s not as strange as it now seems too me that so many of us spend so many hours of our day sitting down these days.
My housemate is now doing this too at her office job, too.Your typical office job is so unhealthy and unnatural, I think it’s wonderful that so many people are working out how to make the whole experience something that genuinely helps us to be happier and healthier, something that makes sense, something we don’t dread.
When you look at the growing number of work places that are listening to their employees, helping them, working with them, giving them more freedom and respect and making their work places pleasant places to be… it is just insane that so many businesses are still treating their employees like cattle. It doesn’t work. People are less productive, and they hate their work lives. That is no way to live.
The thing that gets me is that so many of the solutions are so easy!
I am going on. Alas. At my age…
Here’s one of the original articles I read if you’re interested.