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5 Simple Steps to Prevent Tech Neck

The act of holding your head flexed and forward while looking down at your handheld device and/or laptop screen places your cervical spine in a tenuous position. Over long periods of time, maintaining this head-forward posture can lead to muscle strain, disc injury, nerve impingement and arthritic changes of the neck—and the potential for developing ongoing neck and shoulder pain, headaches, and pain radiating down the arms. Originally termed "text neck"—the new term Tech Neck highlights the fact that it's not just texting anymore—almost all the time we spend looking at any screen has the potential for damaging the neck. 5 simple steps to prevent tech neck To avoid developing degenerative neck changes due to posture, here are several simple...

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The 5 Step Eye Massage

Have two minutes? Take a little break to soothe your eyes with an eye massage. If you work on the computer for an extended period of time, or do other detailed work, you probably find that your eyes get tired before the day is done. Self-massage relieves tired eyes by increasing circulation to the eye area. STEP 1: Keeping your eyes closed, use your middle finger to massage the eye-socket bones and down to the bridge of the nose. Repeat 8-10 times. STEP 2: Press on the the pressure points just under the brow bone below the inner eyebrows and count to 3. Then press at temples and do the same. STEP 3:   Using your thumbs, gently press on...

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8 Mental Tricks To Help You Sleep (Besides Counting Sheep)

I was taught growing up that you'll fall asleep more easily if you imagine jumping sheep and count them, but this never seemed to work for me. The image's repetitive nature would bore me, and my own thoughts would take over. This left me wondering, what should I do with my mind when I'm lying in bed trying to sleep? "Laying in bed with a racing mind is nothing short of torture," Corey Phelps, health and wellness educator and Founder and CEO of Cultivate by Corey, tells Bustle. "You seem to have a keen awareness of every minute passing, which amplifies stress and perpetuates an endless stream of thought, each thought a roadblock to the ultimate goal of a restful...

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7 (Very Stylish) Reasons You Need to Try This New Trend

Half-rim glasses have come a long way from their Napoleon Dynamite days—in fact, they've fast become a bona fide trend among street style stars and celebs alike. Whether they're rocking '70s-inspired aviators like Bella Hadid or Teen Vogue's Elaine Welteroth, retro ovals like Selena Gomez, or classic round frames like Gigi Hadid, fashion's elite has officially given the style their seal of approval. Go ahead: Skip the contacts for your next formal event. Sometimes the best outfits are the simplest ones… …and sometimes they're anything but. Shop frames from Teddith Eyewear

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