#16 Forms and Focus Discussion on Sitting
It is time to stand up for your dreams.
On average, Americans sit for 11 hrs each day which is slowly killing you. In this episode of forms and focus, we talk about how you should stand up for your dreams by standing the f#$k up.
At Forms & Focus, our mission is to increase your focus so you can accomplish your dreams. Many of us have dreams and goals. What keeps us from them is our inability to remove distractions and focus. We will accomplish our mission by providing you with guided forms that manifest radical focus.
0:00 - Intro
1:10 - Problem - We sit down way too much.
8:30 - Solution/Habits for better focus.
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SHOW NOTES FOR EPISODE #16
- According to the CDC: 1 in 4 American adults sit for longer than eight hours every day..
- On average, Americans sit for about 11 hrs each day, with much of this time spent at the office desk.
- Sitting is the new smoking. That raises your risk for a host of health problems, including obesity, cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer.
- Article published on May 31, 2019 on Frontiers in Psychiatry found, over a short time period, decreases in the amount of blood flowing to the brain can reduce cognitionThe mental processes by which we think, understand, pay attention, solve problems, learn and remember information.
- UCLA Study found in Science Daily, researchers found sedentary behavior is linked to thinning in the medial temporal lobe, the regions of the brain that are critical to memory formation.
- Found in the archives of internal medicine, In a study of more than 220,000 Australians age 45 and up, people who sat for more than 11 hours daily had a 40% greater chance of dying within three years than those who sat for fewer than 4 hours.
- Here is the conundrum, when you stand up for your dreams, you sit down to work on them…
- To quote a Psychology Today Article I read, Stand Up For Yourself.
- Standing Desks, (Ikea - $300) You can go from standing to sitting throughout the day.
- Take frequent walk breaks.
- Find physical activity or sport you LOVE.
- Install an app that forces you to take a break: Stand Up! Break Time, Move, Awareness…
- Put work breaks on your calendar.
- Eat a sammy while walking.